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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Moivational speeches | New comment by Mary Ibe

Having the student share their personal stories are goodidea to help them open dialog among peers. Thanks for sharing the idea.

learning from others | New discussion by Debra Marks

I always try to be open to other points of view.  I feel you can alway learn SOMETHING from everyone -students, personel, instructors. If I can learn one new thing a's a win. Having sa...

Positive feedback | New discussion by Monica Gill

I believe giving feedback is very important in the classroom. I try to give positive feedback as much as I can because we also need to encourage our students to want to continue learning.

10 characteristics of professionalism | New file by Marcela Guzman Galan

A short list of professionalism characteristics.  This is the source of the list:

Soft Skills | New comment by Joan Darienzo

I believe soft skills are so important in the work place today.

Self Control | New blog by Ahdy Rofaeil

My lifelong experoience of 60 years proved that self control is the first & foremost skill in interpersonal relationships.

Critical thinking | New blog by Ahdy Rofaeil

The insturctor should master this skill before addressing it to the students. He/she should ask challenging questions to stir the students to think & interact. I totally agree on the open-ended qu...

skills | New blog by David Horton

it had a lot of good info

Useful class | New blog by Fengyu Song

Thanks for providing this course.

Cosmo Kids | New blog by Janice Aguon Baker

As i continue to shape the cosmetology program, I will be more mindful of how to curb their active and creative minds!  Sometimes millinilles are so oblivious they tend to forget the value of res...