Delivering instructional content that is understandable by students and increases their knowledge is the goal of educators.  Knowing what are the best ways to assess the learning of students should be a high priority of educators as well. This group is for educators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Jessiamma Justin

It is important to make the expectations clear. Keeping a note pad and checklist are great ideas.  

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Holly Voss

I learned that being able to teach effectively is being prepared with all the necessary components to engage students.

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Holly Voss

Have the knowledge in what you are teaching and be a role model for students

ed 114 | New blog by Jeanette Roach

This is a good piggy back class to ed 103.  I began using wait times and redirections as a part of that class.  It still takes practice though.  during the lectures I have incorporated ...

cell phone | New comment by Jeanette Roach

such a tough question...and next to impossible to accomplish.  I am looking into ways of using the phone in class, that way it has a purpose.  it's worth a try.

Evaluating the Assessment | Origin: ED136 | New comment by Jeanette Roach

We are currently using some of the alternative assessments, but are not grading them.we use presentations and role playing. We do use reflections, which is a small percentage of overall grade, but do...

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Robyn Parker

Use of road map/syllabus and checklist of necessary subjects will help keep instructors on track for successful teachings.

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Robyn Parker

3 Major roles: Model = be a person of exellence, Manage = bring a everything together and Motivate = help others get to their goal.  Also develop yourself, be yourself and apply yourself to...

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Christopher Arori

Alleviating anxieties at the beginning of the class sets the stage for an exciting journey in the learning process.  

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Christopher Arori

Early planning before meeting students decreases anxiety and creates a learnable environment.