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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This is how i teach | New blog by Daniel Pressley

Book work l lab projects  tests

Characteristics of Quality Online Courses | Origin: EL101 | New comment by April Grant

The structure of course helps the student understand the large concepts to smaller concepts.   

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

Content is king. Spending additional time and effort creating engaging materials suitable for on-line learning is helpful.

Course Components | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Peter Zapf

Providing students with greater context allows them to comprehend why they are learning as much "the what" of any particular lesson.

Learning Activities | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Peter Zapf

Adapting an F2F class is definitely possible. Being flexible and adopting new methods is critical.

Characteristics of Quality Online Courses | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Peter Zapf

Adding rich media and meaningful interactivity requires a fair amount of planning and refinement. 

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

I am going to take everything I learned from this course and heavily consider implementing it into every element of the lessons that I develop for online instruction.  

Course Components | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Jonathan Juracko

I plan to develop low tech lessons so students don't feel isolated when a link or some bit of software does not work in a proficient manner.  

Learning Activities | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Jonathan Juracko

Great ice breaker for what is sure to be what instruction will look like in the fall.  

Characteristics of Quality Online Courses | Origin: EL101 | New comment by Jonathan Juracko

It is important to present the instruction in a format that every student can easily format. I feel like I spent more time trying to get my flash plug-ins to work than I did engaged in the lesson...