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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Learning Preferences and Challenges | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Daisy Magimaidason

Instructors can use a variety of teaching strategies to reach out to meet the different learning styles of the students.

Language as a Reflection of Culture | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Daisy Magimaidason

Second language of a student matters and contributes to understanding the subject they are learningand thank you for highlighting it!  

Culture vs. Race | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Daisy Magimaidason

As instructors we must communicate effectively, use language that is inclusive to all cultutures as it impacts students' learning outcomr.  

The Diversity in “Diverse” | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Daisy Magimaidason

I am teaching students from diverse cultural background. It is vital to accept individual difference in students in order to facilitate learning.  

Building Cultural Competency in Instructors | Origin: ED404 | New comment by Yvette Prior

A top takeaway form this course relates to how being "color blind" is not the aim; instead, we want to undertsand differences and similarities so we can all communicte and work together effectively....

General Challenges When Teaching Veterans | Origin: ED142 | New comment by Yvette Prior

My top takeaway from the first part of ED142 is that "all students benefit" when we teach with flexibility to cater to diversity within the stduent body. The second takeaway was the reminder that we...

The Diversity in “Diverse” | Origin: ED137 | New comment by LaToya Seaton

Every student is unique in their own way. 

Instructional Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities | Origin: ED132 | New comment by Brian McHugh

I learned that there are options for students with learning disabilities. It is important to get them to seek the help they need.

Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities | Origin: ED132 | New comment by Brian McHugh

I have learned that intelligent people can have learning disabilities. We need to take a step back and help our students learn even if that means we have to try a different approach that aligns with...

Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder | Origin: ED131 | New comment by Jennifer Evans

The IEP only applies to the K-12 educational system.  It is hard for college instructors to identify teaching strategies that work due to limited time with student, but review of strategies from...