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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Technology Tools for Effective Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Mark Crawford

What I have learned is that, technology have is great great tool to have and it's part to the learning environment is very critical the student learning process. For CTE teacher depending on what...

Non-Technical Skills | Origin: EL108 | New comment by Lisa Stanley

Communication in the online classroom is important for everyone involved.  If there is a breakdown in communication the students are at risk of not succeeding and the instructor may not get the...

Measuring Good Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Gwendolyn Erwin

Buy-In is the key to effective communication  

Helping Students Communicate Effectively Online | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Gwendolyn Erwin

Different ages approach change, cuture and tech very differently.  The agreed form of communication to make things least restricted and clear is better in the long run.  

Civility and Managing Overall Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Gwendolyn Erwin

Respect of culture is foundational for class instruction and student interaction and participation.  

Technology Tools for Effective Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Gwendolyn Erwin

Feedback is very important and allows instructor to assess and make changes as needed.  

Helping Students Communicate Effectively Online | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Nina Washington

  My goal is to promote and enhance on-line student participation by providing expectations and standards. Some enhancing methods introduced wiill be: (1) to encourage introductions, establish...

Online Persona | Origin: EL108 | New comment by Lisa Stanley

This module had some great ideas and I really made a connection to the motivation part.  How a person is motivated is definately a big picture of an online class.  It is so important to...

Civility and Managing Overall Communication | Origin: EL105 | New comment by Nina Washington

  I have been reminded to encourage all students to participate in frequent/active communication. In contrast, the classroom, we have a variety of ways to assess learning when students do not...

Successful Online Learning Techniques | Origin: EL108 | New comment by Charlotte Strauss

Planning and goal setting are essential for the students success not only in class, but in life.  As the student sets goals that are SMART, he will be able to link those goals in class to other...