Technology has provided many different ways of communicating but the need to be effective in communication has not changed.  Educational professionals need to continue to develop and refine their communication skills. 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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Effective communication practices | New blog by Betty Jay

I too agree with the other writers that to be an effective communictor you have to listen. We need to stop talking so much, and take the time to clear our minds, this allows us to be able to listen to...

Presentation Preparedness | New blog by Teresa Thompson

I agree with the training in that it is important to be confident in the subject that you are presenting to minimize anxiety.

Communication | New blog by Jill Ridens

I am usually good at receiving feedback, but in the most recent event, I did let my emotions get in the way and can see how that can make a big difference on what you hear.  I understand how thes...

Communication | New blog by Jill Ridens

I need to remind myself that I am here to support the instructors.  I tend to want to help and solve the problem.  Thus the instructors do not feel supported even though that is my goal.

Communication | New blog by Jill Ridens

I believe is meeting with the clinical instructors face to face to provide information.  It would be best, to meet with them other than during their clinical day.  That would allow the oppor...

Active listening | New blog by Alice Quesada

It is important for me to remember to focus on the conversation at hand, slow down and not worry about what's coming next.

Avoid too much information on one powerpoint slide | New blog by Nancie Crespi

I realize that I need to go back to some of my powerpoints and simplify them.

Communication for Results | New blog by Nancie Crespi

I learned that it is important to get feedback from faculty when deciding to make departmental changes rather than to just present the change and then leaving.

Excellent! | New blog by Jose Nieves

Always good to learn something new, great communications skills are the key to success

The right values | New blog by Emerson Molina

Effective communications are the key to success in any type of environment. This enforce the qualities and values of respect, tolerance and empathy for another human being with the same situations and...