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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Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Lucia Mendisabal

Projecting your presence means more than sitting behind a computer and letting your students know you exist. It is about also getting to know the people on the other side on a somewhat personal level...

Course Delivery | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Lucia Mendisabal

All of these teaching techniques are similar to what has been provided during my orientation process. Specifically the importance of ensuring that we as instructors make sure we have a good...

Course Delivery | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Michelle Ollivierre

To facilitate  successful online course, I will make sure to learn the course management system and the funtions for faculty and student. I will also make sure that I am aware of the course...

Course Revision and Improvement | Origin: EL103 | New comment by Michelle Ollivierre

multiple evaluations should be used for learning. This giving a robust review of the learning.   

Assessment Plan | Origin: EL103 | New comment by Michelle Ollivierre

Feedback whether formative or summative is beneficial for the students.  Students appreciate rubrics because they give them an outline on what to work towards and the expected outcome of the...

Instructional Delivery | Origin: EL103 | New comment by Michelle Ollivierre

I apprecciated the sectin that talked about using scaffolding techniques to develo a dynamic syllabus. It creates better engagement with the students. This a concept that onine students would need to...

Instructional Delivery | Origin: EL103 | New comment by Michelle Ollivierre

I have learned when building a syllabus it needs to include dynamic and scaffolding items. It will encourgae the students to be engaged and continue to learn.   

Managing the E-Learning Environment | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Crystal Collette

I have learned that there are different types of students and different approaches to effectively handling challenging behaviors from each.  Generally, proactive communication with students can...

Engaging Learners | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Crystal Collette

I have learned that it is critical for the instructor to actively participate in the asynchronous discussion.  Instructor participation guides student learning, facilitates discussion, and adds...

Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Crystal Collette

I have learned that it is critical to make personal connections with students early and often.  I will do this by incorporating video and audio responses and feedback as much as possible to...