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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Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Daphne Norman

Learn from others in developing my teaching style.   

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Anna Sanchez de Ramirez

The same way you expect the students to come prepared, we should come prepared.

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Mary Kay Wolfe

Create 10-15 minute mini lectures while keeping in mind individuals' atention span is approximately 15-18 minutes.

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Mary Kay Wolfe

Know the names of the students.  Also, give them the comfort of knowing what to expect in the class.  Pre-tests are helpful too. 

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Sharlene Chapman

Make sure you have a positive attitude when you are presenting information, be on time. Your students will see your body language and see that you are rushed and may feel like well if the instructor...

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Mary Park

Prepare before teaching a course and always review procedures prior to teaching them.

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Mary Park

Be personable. Introduce yourself and have professionalism.

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Mary Park

Preparation shows dedication. It's important to be there early and ready for the day.  

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Mary Park

Lead by example, be an example for the students

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Mary Kay Wolfe

The use of a checklist is very helpful and jotting down notes of items students have questions about that you may want to address at the next meeting if there is no time.