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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Characteristics of Quality Online Courses | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Robert Overton

Well thought out course to get my students on the right track

Maximizing Content Input | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Gilissa Hagedorn

An instructor should direct teaching to all the learning styles.  Using different methods to deliver the information will assist in targeting more than one particular type of...

Synchronous meetings keep students engaged | New blog by Nijah Chinn-Gonsalves

Having a once-per week synchronous meeting with students as a group keeps students engaged and makes students feel less isolated.

Dynamic Instructional Design | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Gilissa Hagedorn

Scaffolding is something that should be incorporated into online learning.  It enhances the content being taught by offering other referernces and/or material in a different way. ...

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

Very helpful and a good reminder that using media, u tube video's and encouraging peer to peer interaction will improve the outcome for the students in the on line environment. Setting up successful...

Course Components | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Karen Donnelly

I learned that quizes are really a method a student and instructor can use as a way of checking themselves and what was learned. It should be teting what you do know, not what you don't know

Learning Activities | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Karen Donnelly

It is a great way to reinforce what we are currently having to do during the COvid pandemic and it is a good refresher to remember how to engage students

Characteristics of Quality Online Courses | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Karen Donnelly

I have learned that it is important to have intellectual interactions with peers and the instructors of the online courses. If that does not happen then the students may feel disconnected and not...

Dynamic Instructional Design | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Elizabeth Cortright

This topic interests me. I agree that the success of this approach "depends on how flexible a student is in learning new ways of communicating."  

Dynamic Instructional Design | Origin: EL107 | New comment by LIZ WILSON

I plan on introducing dynamic exercises using games and video chat activities to connect the student to the content and to engage the students with one another.