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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Authoring | Origin: EL103 | New comment by marcus blaylock

I learned to keep modules and learning activities about the same length so students will know what to expect.

Course Delivery | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Jobeth Eson

From this module I have become familiar with the essential components to an online course which will allow me to deliver instruction in a way that will reach all students.   

Technology Tools | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Ana I Rivera

Is really interesting how many tools we can use to facilitate the learning process for online courses,  this is something that I have been able to learn in this module. .   

Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Michelle Ollivierre

I learned how to make sure that the students know my presence as the professor  for the online course. Some tips, is to create a quick video clip with narratives and also establishing guidelines...

Course Delivery | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Jesus Venereo

Organization is the most important goal from the begining.

Technology Tools | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Debra Miller

I understand and feel technology tools are very useful for online classes and they can make the class more exciting. We need to look at the tools and make sure every student has the ability to use...

Teaching as a Second Job - How Do You Manage it? | New comment by Debra Miller

I teach online part time and still have a full time job during the day. I manage first by having a phone strictly for my full time job and a second phone for my teach job. This way I can answer all...

Instructional Delivery | Origin: EL103 | New comment by Debra Miller

Scaffolding is the key to learning. I have always felt as an instructor you need to build on each Module when creating classes instead of intorducing some totally different each week.  

Assessment Plan | Origin: EL103 | New comment by Crystal Collette

I like the idea of utilizing exit tickets as assessment.  Exit tickets could be utilized to summarize discussion threads at the end of each week to assess knowledge.   

Instructional Delivery | Origin: EL103 | New comment by Crystal Collette

I learned the components of scaffolding to ensure student success.  I intend to incorporate these elements into my teaching by printing these out as a daily reminder.    Provide...