Technology is in constant development and change.  It is important for instructors to stay current in technological developments both within their field as well as in instructional delivery.  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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Integrated Learning | Origin: ED210 | New comment by Rebecca Gacki

Keeping activities fresh and timely helps the students retain an insterest and by bringing in integrative approaches keeps that momentum movig forward. 

Critical Thinking | Origin: ED210 | New comment by Rebecca Gacki

At this level/stage in their educational journeys, enabling the students to fine tune their critical thinking skills is vital. 

Augmenting Engagement | Origin: ED210 | New comment by Rebecca Gacki

Whether online or in-person, it is such a challenge to ensure that students aren't multi-tasking. A good work-a-round is to break them up into group assignments with a requirement to report back with...

The Importance of Engagement | Origin: ED210 | New comment by Rebecca Gacki

Involving each student in the conversation/activities is key to ensuring that they are engaged, present, feel part of the class community  and are gettng the most out of each session.  

The Importance of Engagement | Origin: ED210 | New comment by Rebecca Gacki

Being able to learn from home without having to add-on commute time as well as expenses (i.e. parking, gas, etc.) are definite outlayer benefits to online learning. However, being online versus...

The Importance of Engagement | Origin: ED210 | New comment by Danica Fuller

Each person learn at a different pace. For the more advance students I encourage them to be a leader to the others. If the class is a combination of "in person" and "online", the online learners are...

Teaching With Technology | Origin: ED126 | New comment by Leonie Gordon

Within my field of education, students must have hands-on experience to fulfill course requirements. We have come a long way with technology, however, students must see me and their colleagues...

Educational Value of Instructional Technology | Origin: ED126 | New comment by Leonie Gordon

Keep in mind the different types of learning styles and acknowledge them. Adule may have multiple ways to learn.

Understanding the Components of Instructional Technologies | Origin: ED126 | New comment by Leonie Gordon

Learning Management Systems are great for online learning and it is essential that we provide access to our disabled population can be included in these great technologies.

Setting Goals for Integrating Technology | Origin: ED126 | New comment by Leonie Gordon

Technology such as simulation can help students troubleshoot and solve problems and improve their skills to get ready for real-life events.