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 Isabel Howard

We should always be open to learn new things,and be role models in the classrooms always be true with the knowledge your given.

Creating Effective Assessments | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Calvin Grimes

     In order to accuratley test for knowledge and compentency of your students you have to know what what it is you WANT to meassure of your students. This covered the different...

Student Learning Assessment | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Calvin Grimes

Blooms taxonomy of cognitive objectives has 6 levels of increasing compexity. knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

Questioning as a Teaching Technique | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Calvin Grimes

socratic method of teaching is effective by forcing individuals to question what they think they already know. furthermore it is crucial to ask questions and structure them in a way that it promotes...

Teaching to Learning Styles | Origin: ED103 | New comment by Calvin Grimes

importance of understanding and identifying each indivuduals learning styles and effective teaching techniques tailored to those styles of learning.

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Cheri Williams

as an instructor I must work hard to select the most viable method of delivering information to students. different stlyes keep students interested and focused

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Cheri Williams

Students should have an idea of where they are going. Students should know their classmates and become a little more Comfortable. Students should also know that you care as an instructor about their...

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Calvin Grimes

teaching styles need to vary in order to be effective for the entire classes success. adult learning has its own challenges based off standard atention span studies. know the material and present it...

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Calvin Grimes

Setting a good first impression and familiarizing yourself with the students and also introducing students to eachother help create a more condusive enviorment effective for learning.

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Calvin Grimes

I took away it's important to be prepaired and minimize distractions and got some core values for improving effectiveness in teaching, setting goals and objectives out for the students to aid towards...