Contemporary students are looking for alternative learning deliveries that meet their individual needs when selecting a program or college.  Developers of elearning environments need to be able design elearning environments that meet a wide variety of student preferences and needs. 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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Coursera | New bookmark by Mitchell Wander

Sometimes when a student wants a deep dive into a topic, I suggest a free Coursera course specific to their needs.

Media Strategies & Instructional Systems Design (ISD) | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Mitchell Wander

Instructors need to connect the course materials and activities with meaningful, desired course outcomes. Everything needs to have a purpose.  

Skip the one size fits all! | New blog by Mitchell Wander

Remember that students not only learn in different ways, they also have strengths and weaknesses when it comes to learning while using technology.

Course Components | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Mitchell Wander

Experiential learning or service learning can deeply engage students while giving them a chance to use their new learnings in real-life (in their job or personal life). This builds a connection...

An instructor's "secret" to figuring out what works | New blog by Mitchell Wander

Encourage the students to provide in-depth feedback (good and bad) about the course. The students can often identify parts of the course that were exceptionally useful or well delivered as opposed to ...

Learning Activities | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Mitchell Wander

I learned about the comparison between what can be delivered during a traditional in-person class as opposed to a distance learning class. Surprisingly - almost everything that can be done in-person...

5 Tips For Writing A Solid One-Page Memo To An Executive | New bookmark by Mitchell Wander

This article provides clear, actionable tips for writing brief, clear memos for use by an executive audience.

Characteristics of Quality Online Courses | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Mitchell Wander

I can now appreciate how, for many learners, an online (or correspondence) course can provide an enhanced learning experience with better learning retention compared to a traditional in-person...

Authentic Assessment | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Marilyn Charmant

I learned that exist some skills to a cooperative communication strategies and your own direction in the academic skills.

Maximizing Student Output | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Marilyn Charmant

I learned that the technology is the most important element in online course, it have ideas and collaborative thinking.