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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The Role of Technology | Origin: EL201 | New comment by dana lane

Online technology has changed how we communicate. Establishing a presence online with my students needs to be more of a priority.   

Understanding Online Learning | Origin: EL201 | New comment by dana lane

Technology has completely changed the way people participate in education. Today’s students may receive instruction in&...

Linking Relationships to Retention | Origin: EL201 | New comment by dana lane

occupational therapy revolves around helping people develop or help them cope with and respond to challenges.  Coll...

Andragogy in Online Learning | Origin: EL140 | New comment by Gilarie Vale

In this module, I have learned that reality-based learning poses a challenge in that the experiences of learners in a given class will not be the same. Similarly, the goals and aspirations of...

Andragogy in Online Learning | Origin: EL140 | New comment by Marilyn Charmant

I learned the style opportunities to teaching in the classroom  

Connecting Instructors’ & Students’ Personality Traits | Origin: EL117 | New comment by Kenneth Marek

Intersting topic and great to think about when preparing to instruct or lead a class.  To meet the learning needs and learning styles of all students although sounding impossible, is very...

Successful Instructors’ & Learners’ Personality Traits | Origin: EL117 | New comment by Kenneth Marek

The various descriptions of the personality traits and preferences coupled with the color schemes are important reminders that can assist instructors when presenting information in attempts to reach...

Understanding True Colors Personality Traits | Origin: EL117 | New comment by Kenneth Marek

Simply different colors reflect different personality types and characteristics.  Easy to think of in these terms with each olor being assigned various traits that are associated to the...

Foundational Personality Trait Models | Origin: EL117 | New comment by Kenneth Marek

The obvious take away for me is that there are many different personality traits that affect ones ability to teach and learn.  Everyone does not fit inot one box but being away of the...

Assessing Student Learning | Origin: EL115 | New comment by Gilarie Vale

In this module, I have learned that Evidence-centered design supports assessment by combining competency, evidence and task models. This framework identifies the attributes being assessed and...