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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Online Course Content Transfer | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Mae Dorado

I am all about student engagement, the number of years that I have been teaching helped me to learn that engagement gets better evaluation scores and happier student learners.  I certainly agree...

Guide on the Side | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Mae Dorado

I am glad to hear that much of what I am already doing is necessary to evaluate student learning and ensure that learning has occurred.  I teach in both online and face-to-face environments and...

Synchronous versus Asynchronous Learning | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Mae Dorado

I have learned that communicating effectively is essential for establishing a pattern of teaching and will assist students in successfully navigating and getting through your course.  Through...

Technology Tools | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Mae Dorado

Technology Tools can help make teaching and managing a course more efficient.  But a teacher has to understand the tool before expecting the students in the course to use it.  Take the time...

Engaging Learners | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Alexander Solis

Engagement is key to online learning. If the students are not invested in what we are trying to teach, they will lose interest and fail the class.

Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Alexander Solis

I have always sent my bio to students, but never once asked them to write one back. This could be a great way to get to learn more about students and create a bond.

Course Delivery | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Alexander Solis

I learned that thorough knowledge of the delivery system is key. Being able to put yourself in the shoes of the student and what they can possibly go through will make it easier to assist them if a...

Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by douglas dupuis

To inform them of my experience and credentials and to learn who they are.  

Online Course Content Transfer | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Chad Harper

Instructors should use diverse methods to support learner engagement.

Guide on the Side | Origin: EL104 | New comment by Chad Harper

Instructors must clearly communicate with students to support their success.