Online learners want to feel that they are part of a class or program and that they are valued as students.  The more they can become engaged in the course the more they will feel they are contributing to the learning process. This group is for 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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Blogging | Origin: EL110 | New comment by Yosanalis Torres Hernández

Blogging is a complete project based learning, online instructors must ensure students know how to use blogs and understand why they are pertinent to the course learning outcomes.

Microblogging | Origin: EL110 | New comment by Yosanalis Torres Hernández

I think that Microblogs help students and help us to focus their thoughts as they must be brief and to the point due to the 280 character limit.

Media Hosting and Sharing | Origin: EL110 | New comment by Yosanalis Torres Hernández

I think yhat one of the most important tools for student inventory skills is the correcto use of a Portfolio web based tool. The student needt to know how much? what? levels? of skills adoption or...

Social Networking | Origin: EL110 | New comment by Yosanalis Torres Hernández

An important aspect of social media that educators should look at is really what students like. For example, these days students don't necessarily use Facebook. They are on TikTok and private...

EL 201 | New blog by Cozetta Hossain Carter

I will increase my knowledge of the EL 201 course to enhance my teaching ability.

Connecting Instructors’ & Students’ Personality Traits | Origin: EL117 | New comment by Melanie Lavelle

It is important for instructors to be attentive to learners personalities in order to be effective in our teaching and help students to set learning goals. Instructors ahould practice open...

Successful Instructors’ & Learners’ Personality Traits | Origin: EL117 | New comment by Melanie Lavelle

Successful learner personality traits are diligent, motivated, accepting of failure and curious. They wonder about information beyond their expertise. In addition, it is interesting to acknowledge...

Understanding True Colors Personality Traits | Origin: EL117 | New comment by Melanie Lavelle

I enjoyed learning about the different color type personalities. It is a great tool to have as an instructor.  Blue can be emotional, withdrawn; Green can be impatient, tends to make things more...

Foundational Personality Trait Models | Origin: EL117 | New comment by Melanie Lavelle

It is important to learn and understand about different personality traits, especially as an instructor. Assessing the students personality is beneficial.  

Engaging Online Learners | Origin: EL141 | New comment by Kalebi Shayo

    I have learned from this course it takes a lot of effort from the instructor's end to keep students engaged and that small gestures such as contact with students before the course...