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 Ruth Jackson

As a new instructor, I should not let the students know that.

Managing Student Behavior | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Ruth Jackson

It is important to build rapport with students and have clear expectations. 

Dealing with Challenging Students | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Ruth Jackson

Center-stage students can be controlled through "use it widely" cards to decrease the amount of time they use in class. 

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Ruth Jackson

It is important to give the students a calendar of due dates in the syllabus and give reminders.  

Management Styles | Origin: ED113 | New comment by Clarissa Martinez

I have a much better understanding on how to manage adults in a classroom setting

Dealing with Challenging Students | Origin: ED104 | New comment by James Shell

Every class I've had so far I have always had a center stage student , I have found that if I ask them alot of questions they usually don't know the answer and I will tell them they need to listen...

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by James Shell

Since being a new instructor it is hard not to feel bad for some students not having time to do their work and not being able to hand it in on time because of their family problems. I have to...

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Joy Ashwood

I will devise clear and concise instructions regarding assignments and due dates. I will set up reminders for students. I will ensure that I have an open dialogue with each and every student and that...

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Harrison Stange

Have a complete and detailed class syllabus and provide in detail the important highlights of the course. Teamwork is a good strategy to relax students and break the ice.   

Taking Control of Your Time | Origin: ED110 | New comment by Michelle Pike

I've learned how immediacy can truly negatively impact my time management!!