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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Incorporating Copyrighted Educational Materials | Origin: EL114 | New comment by Gilarie Vale

In this module, I have learned the importance of copyright law and that instructors become as knowledgeable and proactive as possible. I will request a generic permission request form in my courses...

Synchronous versus Asynchronous e-Learning | Origin: EL116 | New comment by Gina Barton

I liked the idea of including some synchronous activities within an asynchronous course.  I like that the students can have time for self reflection and also not get buried in the crowd.  

Digital Citizenship | Origin: EL114 | New comment by Gilarie Vale

In this module I have learned begin to work on copyright permissions 4–6 months before the course starts; check to see if the materials to be used are public domain or copyrighted; decide if...

Legality Issues | Origin: EL114 | New comment by Gilarie Vale

In this module, I have learned about vital source of information on U.S. copyright concerns is the Copyright Clearance Center. 

Definition & Importance of U.S. Copyright Law | Origin: EL114 | New comment by Gilarie Vale

In this module I have learned that it is important to include a copyright notice in any written work, intellectual property, and online works such as blogs. I will apply in my next courses a notice...

Authentic Assessment | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Marian Achenie

There are different types of testing strategies such as content based testing,  cloze testing, close test, and multiple choice tests. 

Maximizing Student Output | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Marian Achenie

The idea of having students complete a portfolio.  And learning overall how important it is to have student engagment. 

Maximizing Content Input | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Marian Achenie

It is important to use multiple methods to engage the variety of ways of learning for students. 

Dynamic Instructional Design | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Marian Achenie

That learning is not just linear but circular in nature.  And the importance of increasing learner autonomy by different methodologies such as encouraging independent research, online searches,...

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

Learning online requires the development of creative materials. In addition using tools in the discussion board, assignment, etc. can create an interactive and innovative environment.