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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Legal Obligation | Origin: EL111 | New comment by Martha Davila

Being mindful of the various possible types of disabilities and ways to effectivley get all the information equally presented for all needs.  

Connecting Instructors’ & Students’ Personality Traits | Origin: EL117 | New comment by DANIEL CARR

The instructor should try to identify with there students personality s and set courses that can touch on the different personalitys, not all personalitys can but fully achived but the more...

Engaging Online Learners | New blog by Jannie Jordan

In order to engage online learners, you will have to take what you do in the traditional classroom, and modify it for online instruction. Teaching is what we do, whenever, however and  wherever w...

Successful Online Learning Techniques | Origin: EL108 | New comment by Jannie Jordan

Communication and active learning are key elements to the success of the student in an online class.  

Non-Technical Skills | Origin: EL108 | New comment by Jannie Jordan

Students should know what is expected of them and those expectations should be clearly projected to them throught the LMS.  

Non-Technical Skills | Origin: EL108 | New comment by Jannie Jordan

Online citizenship is crucial to having a great online class and class environment.  

Blogging | Origin: EL110 | New comment by Nathaniel Yake

A Blog can be used as a great educational tool for students. They can express thier thoughts easier and might be more apt to ask questions or raise concerns they might not have in person.

Microblogging | Origin: EL110 | New comment by Nathaniel Yake

I never considered Twitter a "Microblog". Interesting take on that. I wonder how students feel about Twitter in regards to using it for educational purposes.

Media Hosting and Sharing | Origin: EL110 | New comment by Nathaniel Yake

Flexible Rubric and an Open Mind

Social Networking | Origin: EL110 | New comment by Nathaniel Yake

Be sure that you are using Social Media with your students in a productive way, Don't do it to look cool.