It is critical for instructors to model professionalism to their students and all others with whom they work.  As role models for their professional area, instructors set the standard for the professional conduct that their students need to acquire. 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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Soft Skills | New blog by Chasity Camero

As an educator, I think we sometimes focus on hard-skills more than soft-skills. However, it is important to focus on soft-skills as research shows that focusing both soft-skills inconjunction with ha...

Soft Skills are always needed | New blog by Chasity Camero

Learning about soft skills in the workplace and in general will be very beneficial moving forward. There are great stats in this pd session that get you thinking!

Great First Section | New blog by Chasity Camero

This first section gave great insight into why soft skills are important in the classroom but also in our own general life and thinking. 

Supporting Student Professional Growth | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Kirk MacLean

On line learning is the way learning in going.  Learning never stops. The student will continue to learn and should continue to enhance himself in his work environment.  There is a wealth...

Supporting Computer Literacy | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Kirk MacLean

Students must be able to understand the basic concepts of computer use.  Computers are used in almost a busineses today.  Understanding basic use is very important for the student to...

Teaching Personal Interaction | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Kirk MacLean

I am adding more group exercises and team skills in my classroom.  Communication, and working together are very important for the students to know.  

Writing Across the Curriculum | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Kirk MacLean

Writing and communication are important skills which must be learned.  In our school students taqke a class in report and resume writing.  Also during some of the teaching modules they must...

Teaching Professional Skill | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Kirk MacLean

Critical thinking is very important for students to learn to become a better employee in the working world. I'm going to work on more group discussions and projects for my students to enhance this...

Soft skills | New blog by Judith Seme, PhD, RN

I have learned valuable information from this module. There are several characteristics that I believe are innate and some you just have to learn to be successful in academia. Students, I believe, gen...

Supporting Computer Literacy | Origin: ED205 | New comment by peter george

In the age of IT, computers and its workings are not only needed, but are necessary.The need to understand the multi faceted workings of this technology is the bridge to future generations and the...