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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WLMS for Course Revisions | Origin: EL112 | New comment by Lisa Szafranski

Keep your course current, interactive and relative.

WLMS for Communicating and Collaborating | Origin: EL112 | New comment by Lisa Szafranski

When giving feedback it is important to be clear and direct. It is also important for the students to understand that feedback goes bothways.  

WLMS for Teaching Online | Origin: EL112 | New comment by Lisa Szafranski

Organize your class before the term begins. Communite clearly   

Managing the E-Learning Environment | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Rathy Ley

This is good categorization of information. It is important to show understanding and compassion in online classes as conflicts, issues, and interaction can be quite sensitive to any shortfall ore...

Engaging Learners | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Rathy Ley

The tips for using synchronous and asynchronous discussion are very useful. This allowed me to be more mindful when facilitating such discussions online to provide for optimal feedback and...

Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Rathy Ley

The significance of projecting our presence in the classroom allows opportunities for students to connect and relate to the Instructor. Thereby, increasing student engagement and learning...

Course Delivery | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Rathy Ley

There is a resonating point in student retention and provision of technical and learning support. Instructors should be quite comfortable in technical support as well to keep the learning experience...

Engaging Learners | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Natalie Cutcher

It was valuable to think about how intentional to be about online feedback. Since our verbal and physical cues will be missing, getting creative to communicate the proper tone was neat to think...

Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Natalie Cutcher

I thought it was a great point to consider students in different time zones when it comes to setting your office hours. That attention to detail and consideration would really make a student...

Course Delivery | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Natalie Cutcher

Learning the platform is key to success as a teacher and student, espeically since it might be the individual's first contact with online learning.