College student populations are becoming more diverse.  The range of diversity among current students is wide thus requiring all college personnel to become familiar with how each respective population group needs to be supported to achieve their career goals. This group is for all college personnel 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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Differentiated Instruction | Origin: ED201 | New comment by Samanthessa Jacob

In this section, I learned about what are reasonable accommodations and what is not.  It also help me understand my role as an instructor as well as my role as an...

Mental Health Disabilities | Origin: ED201 | New comment by Samanthessa Jacob

In this section, I learned about ODD, I did not know it was an illness, nor did I know there was such a thing as OCD focused on personality.  With this new information, I plan on reading more on...

Instructional Strategies for Students with PTSD | Origin: ED130 | New comment by James Baker

It is good to review stategies for assisting students with PTSD and TBI to be comfortables and confident in the classroom  

Differentiated Instruction | Origin: ED201 | New comment by Deva Hatcher

In this module, I learned what is not a reasonable accommodation for students with disabilities. I learned it is not reasonable to make accommodations if it poses a threat to anyone. You should also...

Mental Health Disabilities | Origin: ED201 | New comment by Deva Hatcher

I have learned that there are several kinds of mental disorders as stated in the DMS IV. It is important as teachers to focus on the student and not the disorder. There are several things a teacher...

Learning Disabilities | Origin: ED201 | New comment by Deva Hatcher

From this module I learned that there are several accommodations a teacher can make for students with learning disabilities and ADHD. They can let another student help with notes, move them closer to...

The Diversity in “Diverse” | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Dave Rossbach

The men seem to be more hands on and the women seem hesitant at first but they are fact oriented like Mr. Smith says. Once they get started they seem to get more involved

Learning Disabilities | Origin: ED201 | New comment by Samanthessa Jacob

In this section, I now have a better understanding of the different forms of learning disabilities.  With the information provided to accommodate, I will be able to adjust the classrooms to not...

Physical Disabilities | Origin: ED201 | New comment by Samanthessa Jacob

In this section, I learned other ways to accommodate individuals with special needs.  I also learned the difference between a deaf person and a Deaf person.  I never knew there was a...

Physical Disabilities | Origin: ED201 | New comment by Deva Hatcher

From this topic I have learned a great deal. I learned teh different forms of disabilities I may witness in the classroom. I have also learned how to accommodate different students with different...