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 Adela Mills

Being genuine, inspiring, and professional are the three characteristics I summarized and reemphasized in my learning during this section of the course.  Secondly, understanding that one can be...

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Jack Mulligan

What i got from this module is that you will always have an impact of students so plan for that. lead by example. Gain their attention. Make them interested and excited about what will be going on in...

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Michelle Conway

Break up lessons into 15 minute sections with activities, games, questions, or case studies between sessions to ensure we don't lecture beyond the attention span of our students.

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Michelle Conway

It is important to get to know your students.  Learning their names is important, but learn a little more about them too.  Learn why they are entering the profession, what their background...

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Michelle Conway

Prepare...prepare...prepare.This module has taught me to always be prepared.  More importantly, it taught me to interact with the students so that they see me as a real person.  I am not to...

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Michelle Conway

Being an instructor is more than just disiminating information.  To be a successful instructor I have to remember to show compassion, I need to be commited to my students, and I need to remember...

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Tanita Butler

As an instructor I need to have technical competence, professional competence, and personal competence so that I can effectively model, manage and motivate students. To be an effective instructor...

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by James Shell

By watching the videos and listening to the procedures of becoming a better educator/instructor, I have learned new ways of doing a better job in the classroom .  

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Eric Johnson

I have learned in this course to prepare early and carefully. Always ues a checklist and keep a note pad to write notes and always do what you said you would do for a particular student.

Competency-Based Education | Origin: ED206 | New comment by William Richmond

Every student willlearn om a different level.