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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Impact on Education | Origin: ED139 | New comment by Elizabeth Rodriguez

 If the instructor is emotionally intelligent, they are able to intepret studnet reactions, perceptions and interests more quickly and therefore able to provide support, additional resources or...

Integrated Intelligences | Origin: ED139 | New comment by Elizabeth Rodriguez

 As instructor, it is important to continue to challenge our selves for growth and it  help us an instructor to create learning environment within which your students can grow their...

Emotional Intelligence: A Wider Context | Origin: ED139 | New comment by Elizabeth Rodriguez

 Motivation is what drives a person into action. Therefore, helping students to develop motivation is a life skill that will benefit them in  current and future success. Giving students...

Emotional Intelligence: A Context | Origin: ED139 | New comment by Elizabeth Rodriguez

We as instructors should be masters in managing emotions. EI is controlling emotions or don't get angry in stressful situation. Instructors need to be an excellent decision maker, trust their...

Characteristics of a Critical Thinker | Origin: ED116 | New comment by Edward Chan

I would serve society better if I am a critical thinker.

The Value of Critical Thinking | Origin: ED116 | New comment by Edward Chan

The current generation lacks skills in critical thinkings and our society has issues.

The Value of Critical Thinking | Origin: ED116 | New comment by Brian Logan

I've learned that critical thinking is a process. It takes time to develop a strong skill and that it needs to be practiced regularly. If you don't use it you lose it.

Characteristics of a Critical Thinker | Origin: ED116 | New comment by Nancy Parra

Learning about the characteristics of a critical thinker will allow me to better bring out that ability in my students.

The Learning Process | Origin: ED108 | New comment by Nancy Parra

This topic gives me a better idea of the adult learning brain. It will help me understand my adult learning students, and helps me better assist them with the learning process.

Stunning how we continue to propogate this myth of 'preferred' learning styles...is anyone seeing a change from your perspective? | New discussion by John Armstrong

I am amazed that we continue to get reinforcement on 'learning styles' as if it is more than just theory.  I'm curious if other readers are seeing the same or am I just 'way behind?"