Having knowledge about learning and delivery theories is important for educators as they select content for their courses.  This background in learning and application will aid them in selecting their course content and delivery methods. 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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Teaching the Adult Learner | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Annette Duenes

I have to agree with the best practices listed in the module I can see myself changing things up to ensure I meet their learning needs. Taking the time to get to know your students goes a long...

Brain-Based Teaching | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Annette Duenes

I found the quadrants pretty interesting since I had never heard of them before. I am more familiar with the seven separate categories of intelligence and when creating a curriculum I try to include...

Adult Learning Explained | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Annette Duenes

The adult learner comes in with a wealth of knowledge and experience that become resources to them and to other learners in their environment. They can apply their knowledge immediately and have a...

Theories of Adult Development | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Annette Duenes

I find Daniel Levinson's theory to be very interesting because as we mature we look at things differently due to life experiences so decisions we make are well informed. I am also curious to see if...

Characteristics of the Adult Learner | Origin: ED208 | New comment by Annette Duenes

Adult learners have different reasons behind continuing their education and we have to look at these reasons to be able to encourage them and help with the remove the barriers.  

Problem Solving Steps | Origin: ED116 | New comment by Sarah Bassett

Problem-solving is obtained with a methodical approach.  

Creative Problem Solving Through Analytical Thinking | Origin: ED116 | New comment by Sarah Bassett

Having and using emotional intelligence allows for social awareness and consideration for other's standpoints.

Characteristics of a Critical Thinker | Origin: ED116 | New comment by Sarah Bassett

I like to use the Socratic approach, especially in clinicals.  

The Value of Critical Thinking | Origin: ED116 | New comment by Sarah Bassett

Using knowledge to make important decisions.

No Formula for Retention | New discussion by Yvette Prior

I like how one of the points made in this myth module was to be weary of percetages that easily end with a zero of 5, and the percentages added to the cone are all at the ten percetage ending - and ar...