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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Developing e Learning Environments | New blog by Christina Nelson

This course was a basic course in understanding the online classroom and should be essential in the hiring phase for online instructors.  It is very helpful if you haven't been involved in creati...

Social Networking | New comment by Dr. Ruth Reynard

Yes, the newer technologies provide great opportunties for engagement and interaction - just try it and see what works!  The students, as always, will let you now what works best and how to ad...

Do You Like This Course? | New discussion by Machel Gilmore

So far I am impressed with the course. I woul like to get everyone's thoughts on it as well.

Social Networking | New blog by Melanie Lavelle

I found that by incorporating social networking techniques and using Blogs are a helpful tool to use with students. They allow for student engagement in the course material, as well as promoting a dee...

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,...