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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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.

Action Plan | New blog by Matthew Esteves

This course helps tremendously for barriers that may arise in online learning and teaching.

Action Plan | New blog by Matthew Esteves

I feel this course had a lot of relevant information for online communication.  It is very helpful in reminding me to read everything I write before I post or send it.  It also helps when on...

Granting Additional points how to show fairness and integrity in the process | New blog by Katherine Conway

I try to think of new and innovative ways to motivate my online students. Giving extra credit, having some additional course work, optional vs mandatory. My dilemma is that some students may feel it i...