The Higher Education Initiative of The Pacific Institute (TPI) holds an annual “Best Practices and Great Ideas Conference” to provide a medium for career colleges and schools to discuss the application of TPI concepts and other techniques and strategies to increase student and organizational success. This group was created within The Lounge to provide an opportunity for conference attendees and other career college professionals to interact and share best practices online!


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Using Video | New comment by Aaron Nielsen

What are ways to use video effectivley in an online course? Thank you for your insights. Aaron Nielsen

Motivating online students | New comment by Aaron Nielsen

I think early and often communication is the key!!!

Aaron

 

Motivating online students | New comment by Donald Kraska

This is certainly true.  Usually, it takes contact that is direct and to the point about grades.  Usually with a copy to their advisor.  Then they tell of their problems, personal, t...

Motivating online students | New comment by Patricia Sarmiento de Molina

I have found that motivating online students is a lot harder than classroom-based ones. Can any of you share somethig that has been successfull on bringing an online student back to class?

Motivating online students | New blog by Patricia Sarmiento de Molina

I have found that motivating online students is a lot harder than classroom-based ones. Can any of you share somethig that has been successfull on bringing an online student back to class?

Engaging wall-flower students | New comment by Patricia Sarmiento de Molina

Online wallflowers are very hard to detect and reach. I've had many students who only participate on mandatory conversations but work realy hard on the assignments and are excellent students, while...

Engaging wall-flower students | New comment by John Kelly

I try to make them feel comfortable in the class, This might mean initially asking them questions that are looking for opinsion instead of right or wrong answers. I also try to acknowledge the...

Wonderful training | New comment by Wally Sarrels

An overview of the training does bring up both concepts and challenges we as instuctors all face. It did give me answers on how to navigate the classroom better.

Wally Sarrels

State Board Exams | New comment by robyn chapman

Tell them to relax and be confident.

State Board Exams | New blog by sonia craig

I need to know what to do about students who are fearful of taking the state board exam.