Instructors need to know how to manage the flow of instruction in their classes while engaging all of their students in the learning process.   Managing student behavior is a necessity if courses are going to achieve the stated goals and objectives.  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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Dealing with Challenging Students | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Dennis Eberly

It is important to recognize the signs of the various types of challenging students and utilize specific techniques to manage their behavior.   

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Dennis Eberly

The syllabus is a key component in setting expectations for students.  I always review the course syllabus during the first class session.  It is also important to check for student...

Coping with Stress and Burnout | New discussion by Stephenie Wash

After dealing with Distance Learning haven't we felt more stress than normal.  I don't know about anyone else, but I am very happy to come across this training.  It was very enlightening to ...

Coping with Stress and Burnout | Origin: ED400 | New comment by Stephenie Wash

Through this PD I learned how to recognize burnout and I am going to do one of the 21 day activities. I had already read about the breathing techniques during COVID and I do find that they do help to...

Common Instructor Mistakes | Origin: ED104 | New comment by SETH SORONNADI

Seth Sorornnadi That; "Rapport is a needed relationship that helps students to engage in the learning process and instructors to feel comfortable in sharing their expertise."  

Managing Student Behavior | Origin: ED104 | New comment by SETH SORONNADI

Seth Soronnadi That; "Students through body language let instructors know a number of things about how the course is going. By observing the body language, instructors can make any needed course...

Dealing with Challenging Students | Origin: ED104 | New comment by SETH SORONNADI

Seth Soronnadi Learned to; "Make sure that you include all of the students in discussions and activities. It is easy to let the center-stage student take over, so you need to make a concerted effort...

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by SETH SORONNADI

Seth Soronnadi Not to forget that; "Students most frequently give as a reason not knowing the due date. By having the due dates in the syllabus, on the board, and verbal reminders, students should...

Managing Student Behavior | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Elizabeth Kinney

I like that we can handle an angry student in a better way then just letting them continue to disrupting the entire class. Listening to them gives you an opportunity to see what is the underlying...

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Mary Kinney

I learned alot about the icebreaker and about the late policy - I intend to use both in the upcoming semester.