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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Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Jorell Lawrence

I should develop lesson plans and practice my lectures prior to performing them.    

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Jorell Lawrence

Setting the tone from the beginning is important.   Introduce yourself and allow students to do the same.   Set the expectation for the course so students  know what to...

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Jorell Lawrence

It is important to be as prepared as possible and never to keep learning.  

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

Continued professional development should occur throughout the years of experience of the instructor. There is always room for improvement. I will stay up to date on technological advancements and...

How so you incorporate some of these suggestions in a clinical setting | New discussion by Penelope Maclure

It is difficult at times to approach this format in the clinical rotation. Any suggestions would be helpful.

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Penelope Maclure

The module was very informative. I have been a clinical instructor for many years and this gave me some new ideas.  

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Penelope Maclure

THis module has helped me reevaluate how to present the course in a more organized and systematic manner.  

Excellent, Direct, and Applicable | New comment by Penelope Maclure

I so agree with Ms. Jolley it so enlightening to evaluate yourself even through you have instructed for a number of years. 

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Peter McIntire

Be the first to arrive & greet students as they enter.

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Jennifer Angelo

Understand who you want to be as an instructor. Follow the guidlines in regards to model, manage, and motivate. Be enthusiatic on the topic you teach. Then make sure you continue to look for ways to...