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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Sharing Resources - Additional Information | New blog by Shawn Marsh

I try to provide efficient/effective and constructive feedback - reminders to review, redo and complet assignments.   I also provide written documents and additional videos to help with the ...

Leading from a distance | New discussion by DOUGLAS BRISTOW

Online educators have to use the course shell, discussion questions, interactions, announcements, emails and even post creative videos to actively engage their students.  They do not have the opp...

Students who fail to try! | New comment by Cesar Diaz

In my classes I use videos to provide the student with the instructions of the assignments and I have obtained good results since students can access these videos whenever they can and as many times...

Best Practices | New blog by Jeffrey Carstensen

Use strong outlines to direct behavior  

Online Learning | New blog by Jennifer Birt

This course has been good tor ead to give me ideas for the future with my online courses.

What does your writing show about your work ethic? | New discussion by Crystal Civitillo

What does your writing demonstrate about your work ethic? Is it possible that careless grammatical errors can demonstrate to a future employer a correlation between how you perform in writing and how ...

Communication Code of Conduct | New discussion by Tara Strawn

I had not thought about having a code of communication conduct to help the students have a clear understanding of what the communication expectations are. 

Students who do not know they have a disability | New blog by Alice Duszkiewicz

Doing online classes can show a student with an ADA disability.  How can an instructor help an student who does not know they have an issue?

EL108 | New blog by Linda Henderson

Very informative

El108 | New blog by Linda Henderson