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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Social Networking | New comment by Dr. Ruth Reynard

Yes, the newer technologies provide great opportunties for engagement and interaction - just try it and see what works!  The students, as always, will let you now what works best and how to ad...

Do You Like This Course? | New discussion by Machel Gilmore

So far I am impressed with the course. I woul like to get everyone's thoughts on it as well.

Social Networking | New blog by Melanie Lavelle

I found that by incorporating social networking techniques and using Blogs are a helpful tool to use with students. They allow for student engagement in the course material, as well as promoting a dee...

Teaching fully online courses as if on-ground | New comment by Esther Montoya

I can see where arriving with previous knowledge of having taught this subject/course on ground would be a huge benefit to transitioning to Online. Was learning the technology for presentation of the...

Next steps Action Plan | New blog by Howard Peterson

After reviewing the quest content, I will be looking at in viewing the impact of discussion questions. I will be adding depth and information to the classes that I teach. Additionally, I will be looki...

Audience | New discussion by Howard Peterson

When looking at the rhetorical element of audience what can we as writers do to impact and include audience memebrs? Does a review of the audience demographic help? Why or Why not?

Blog update for English 240 | New blog by Howard Peterson

While the level of course that I normally teach does not include quizzes although this used to be part of something called Toolwire., I find that asking questions and getting participation in the disc...

Very Enlightening! | New blog by Julie Lidberg

This module was scary and very enlightening. I did not realize that both the school and instructors can be sued regarding copyright material. There is so much involved when it comes to copyrights. E...

Best Practice | New blog by Suzanne Kronsberg

I allow the students to debate a topic. I assign half the class the pro aspect and half the class the con aspect of whatever topic I choose. Though they do not agree with the aspect they are assigned,...

Action | New blog by Ricky Hogens

My action plan is to use the information I learned to apply in my online classroom.  It is important to incorporate the use of technology in the online environemnt.