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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Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Brandon Newman

Before the start of my Phase's in School, I set up the classroom, then do a walk around and think to myself what would a student see that I dont.  I always make notes for myself

Evaluating the Assessment | Origin: ED136 | New comment by Angela Zaugg

I find that I use many assessment techniques throughout the courses I teach.  This module, however, re-emphasized to me the importance of having a rubric for nearly all of the assessments. ...

Using Alternative Assessments | Origin: ED136 | New comment by Angela Zaugg

I think the silver-lining, if there is one, to the Covid-19 pandemic, is the need to focus educational resources on providing the training and equipment necessary to help instructors and students...

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Brandon Newman

The 5-C's were good in this module, Also the quote of Learning not Teaching needs to be happening in a Classroom or Lab really hit home as well.  Its not about you, its about the students. ...

Alternative Assessments for Students | Origin: ED136 | New comment by Angela Zaugg

I appreciated the information about Fink's Taxanomy.  Bloom's taxonomy is often noted, but I like the additional human/student-focused elements of Fink's Taxonomy that teach students...

What Is Assessment | Origin: ED136 | New comment by Angela Zaugg

I believe career teaching and learning lends itself to providing more authentic assessments.  In the career training/profession which I teach, we have a clear set of outcomes that are required...

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Rebecca Land

practice before going to class interact don't just read notes  

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Rebecca Land

It is important to know names and make students feel important!  

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Shannon Silver

I have learned to make good notes for myself when preparing to lecture on the subject. I have learned ideas on how to keep their attention span of 15-18 minutes... think creatively.   

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Rebecca Land

Being prepared and excited about what I am teaching!