Online enrollment is growing at a rapid rate, as is the technology that supports online instruction.  Instructors need to have strategies that will help them to engage online learners as well as provide them instructional support when needed.  This group is for online 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 Online Learners | New blog by Jannie Jordan

Teaching Online Learners is a challenging task when you have 9th graders that will be using Canvas LMS for the first time. I will have to center instruction on How to use Canvas during my orientation.

WLMS for Communicating and Collaborating | Origin: EL112 | New comment by Jannie Jordan

Feedback is key to the success of a student.  

Guide on the Side | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Lisa Hershey

I want to make the shift from teacher to facilitator as I believe that will be most beneficial for my students.  I believe we wear many "hats" while doing F2F teaching but it is even more...

WLMS for Communicating and Collaborating | Origin: EL112 | New comment by Roberto Marin

Not having the "in the classroom environment" setting allows for allternative approaches and collaboratively (all pons intended) stimulates instructors skill sets to to find inovative mannerts to...

Synchronous versus Asynchronous Learning | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Lisa Hershey

One course can effectively utilize synchronous and asynchronous methods.  Organization of the materials and accessibility are crucial to student success.  I plan to use the FAQ Discussion...

WLMS for Teaching Online | Origin: EL112 | New comment by Roberto Marin

keeping a tight game plane and sticking to it.

WLMS to Develop the Learning Environment | Origin: EL112 | New comment by Roberto Marin

Prioritization, one of the main concepts and the key to time management. 

Technology Tools | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Lisa Hershey

I tend to use the technology that I am comfortable with in teaching.  I would like to be adventurous and try new technology including introducing podcasts and possibly blogs into my courses.

Synchronous versus Asynchronous Learning | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Cathy Jackson

Keeping a course well organized and consistent will help students know where to find information and understand what is expected of them in the course.

Technology Tools | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Cathy Jackson

I like the idea of using the learning tools in different ways. I think being able to find new uses for tools students are familiar with would open up new opportunites for learning.