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

A good first impresion consisting of setting up the class of who I am as an instructor and a map of  how this class will help them reach their educational goals is a great start.   

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by George Naoum

It's important to teach to different learning styles

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by George Naoum

Being prepared helps you make a great first impression  

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

My syllabus is already mostly in place, but this section re-affirmed I need to verify the objectives, schedule, resources and other elements properly align.    

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Justin Olsen Olsen

Teachers lead by example, need to always manage your classroom, and most of all be prepared and love what you do everyday!

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Christopher Witt

Improving teaching effectiveness requires assessment of my current skill set. My skill set assesment definitely reveals a need to improve on-line learning skills. I will look at that when developing...

Creating Effective Assessments | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Chancey Stanley

Creating effective assessments provides an avenue to accurately measure how well the students are learning the material being presented.  The knowledge gained from the test results may validate...

Student Learning Assessment | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Chancey Stanley

As teachers and instructors, we have an inherent obligation to assess student learning to ensure learning objectives are being met and to further refine and improve our teaching methods for improved...

Questioning as a Teaching Technique | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Chancey Stanley

Posing questions to your students and use of the Socratic question techniques can be utilized to check for student understanding, increase student participation in the classroom, and stimulate...

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by George Naoum

Write effective educational goals and instructional objectices