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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Common Instructor Mistakes | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Omar Riojas

One of my biggest obstacles is to remember names. One way to overcome this is to make sure to call on as many students as possible each day, also, using a "popsicle" stick with each students name on...

Managing Student Behavior | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Omar Riojas

I have dealt with both the angry student and the student who attempt to cheat. What I have learned is prevention may be easier than reacting. 

Common Instructor Mistakes | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Sandra Byrnes

I am always prepared for class this is part of my teaching style. I do tell my students that I'm not perfect and I don't know everything. However, I will try my best to get them the information they...

Managing Student Behavior | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Sandra Byrnes

Being consistant and fair are extremely important when dealing with students. Listening to them to when they are upset.

Dealing with Challenging Students | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Sandra Byrnes

 I like the idea of writing a minute paper at the end of class summarizing the days content.I feel it will engage those students who have not paid attention to the days lesson.  

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Sandra Byrnes

Always lead by example. Show them the due dates on the platform and also on the board. Also, show them the late assignment policy.  

What's Stressing You Out? | Origin: ED110 | New comment by Heather Clifford

I went from being totally available to work anytime of day and any day of the week to a very strict schedule after becoming a parent.  I feel that after reading this module, I should be more...

Making More Time for You | Origin: ED110 | New comment by Heather Clifford

I think the email checking and responding really hit home.  I currently am alerted to any work emails immediately.  And I usually respond immediately to my students or coworkers.  It...

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by andreea carver

clear expectations. there will be students who try to see how much they can get away with.    sometimes need to be a salesperson for the course   include team work in classtime