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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Authentic Assessment | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Laura Diggle

So many times instructors fall victim to publisher test banks as a means of getting things done faster. These assessmensts are usually curriculum driven which is not the most effective way for us to...

Maximizing Student Output | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Laura Diggle

The use of portfolios should be strongly encouraged, especially when you have students seeking a career in healthcare. There are so many items to maintain and organize which makes portfolios ideal...

Maximizing Content Input | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Laura Diggle

I frequently take different learning styles and personality assessments to see if I have changed. I appreciate when students complete the same tools so they can have a better understanding of how...

Dynamic Instructional Design | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Laura Diggle

I have learned that, to remain engaged, our students require a variety of different media and options to interact. The diagram is a great way to viualize what we can do to help our students do well...

Course Components | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Gloria Ward

GWard beacuse I had online classes previously this whole comcept made more sense when our campus did gp online. This really helped me see how one thing pays off another concept.

Why Utilize Virtual Internships | Origin: EL119 | New discussion by EL Chair

This is a general discussion forum for the following learning topic: Virtual Internships --> Why Utilize Virtual Internships Post what you've learned about this topic and how you intend to a...

Introduction to Virtual Internships (VIs) | Origin: EL119 | New discussion by EL Chair

This is a general discussion forum for the following learning topic: Virtual Internships --> Introduction to Virtual Internships (VIs) Post what you've learned about this topic and how you inten...

Designing Online Instruction | New blog by Jeff Wester

Even though I taught online last quarter, I would not consider that experience to be a good model.  I am hoping to create a dynamic larning environment for my students this fall even though I kno...

Authentic Assessment | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Jeff Wester

The comparitive diagrams on Aspect A and Aspect B Assessing of Learning were new to me.  When i am conducting assessments, I can compare my methods to both aspects to determine which they align...

Maximizing Student Output | Origin: EL107 | New comment by Jeff Wester

The three "C's" for group or pair work:  Collaboration, cooperation, compromise.