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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Fostering Soft Skills in the Classroom| Origin: ED402 - ED403 | New comment by Dale Wells

I think it is really important to help students utlilize tools they already are familiar with using.  

Improving Soft Skills through Emotional Intelligence | Origin: ED115 | New comment by Amelia Robinson

Being aware of your own emtions and managiung them well is key to managing the emotions of others and using emotional intelligence effectively. Good EQ can also help with life satisfaction, as it...

Soft Skills for Instructors | Origin: ED115 | New comment by Amelia Robinson

Soft skills are particularly important, as they are xpected to contribute 85% of job success, with hard skills comprising only 15%. Soft skills such as conflict resolution, listening and...

Improving Soft Skills through Emotional Intelligence | Origin: ED115 | New comment by Michael Tabo

Emotional intelligence is more soft skills versus someones IQ intelligence

Soft Skills for Instructors | Origin: ED115 | New comment by Michael Tabo

Soft skills are often neglected but are more important than hard skills

Supporting Computer Literacy | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Steven Vasiliou

Computer literacy is so very crucial in this age of information. It's critical that I incorporate computer skills into the assignments and projects to further develop their computer...

Supporting Student Professional Growth | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Steven Vasiliou

We have to be careful during this age of COVID where all of our instruction is happening on Zoom. Students aren't getting the social interaction they usually would on campus so it's important for me...

Teaching Personal Interaction | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Steven Vasiliou

Open ended questions are a great way to get the students engaged in a discussion.   

Writing Across the Curriculum | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Steven Vasiliou

I can help motivate students by making my assignments not only for the understanding of the subject but also thought provoking and stimulating.  

Teaching Professional Skill | Origin: ED205 | New comment by Steven Vasiliou

Soft skills are just as important as practical skills