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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This was an excellent lesson and I learned a lot! Now I want to know more! | New comment by Dr. Ruth Reynard

It's interesting, too, that research is telling us that, as we get older, the recall delays are more to do with the vast amount of information our brains have retained over the years than that the...

This was an excellent lesson and I learned a lot! Now I want to know more! | New discussion by John Armstrong

What this lead me to was to consider other aspects of aging on the brain.  Yes, I know that 'exercising' the brain and learning new skills (new language / musical instrument) are very good ways t...

Best practices | New blog by Laurene Medina

Metacognitive knowledge involves making the connection between cognition and application of knowledge.  Identification of learning gaps with students is important.

Encouraging students to memorize | New discussion by Selica Ingram

How should you encourage students to increase their memory?

student retention | New blog by Sharon Sims-Drew

Using decoding methods by breaking down information will help with students retention and decreasing frustration.

making immediate applications | New discussion by Sharon Sims-Drew

When learning new information one must find the relevance of information learned or the information can not be applied and therefore cast away or save in storage until it can be applied,

Bestpractice | New blog by Suja Joseph

Critical thinking abilities are vital for clinical judgement.

The learning cone is a myth | New blog by Leslie Jester

It was interesting to learn that the learnng cone touted for so many years and blindly accepted, was in fact never intended to be a scholarly theory.

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) | New comment by Hans Rico

APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th

How Memory works | New comment by Rajini Shahani

I just started with ED 140 course, so far very interesting information is presented in this course of Five-Myths.