Live Video Chat/Lecture

We are experimenting with Zoom.  Are there better video conferencing tools for live... >>>

Using Video

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

Motivating online students

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... >>>

Teaching adults

Adults often utilize their own life experiences when introduced to new knowledge. In a sense, this gives them an advantage or their younger counter-parts in the classroom. It is this type of... >>>

Teaching Literature

What is the best strategy for teaching adult learners about... >>>

What can we learn from Gen Y?

What can Boomers and Gen X learn from Gen Y (other than technological... >>>

Motivating those who are behing

One challenge I have is working with students that have not been exposed to the prerequisites of a class I am teaching. I can not stop the class to help them catch up because that will only diminish... >>>


How to encourage students with... >>>

Are you?

Are you a Mean Teacher? By Laura M Staunton, New Jersey and Barb Erickson, Michigan A MEAN teacher insists that each student do the best s/he is capable of doing.A MEAN teacher insists that students... >>>

Classroom Best Practice

In the massage industry, many people coming into the training are already hands on people. They have been practicing on family and friends for years. One of the things I find they have problems with... >>>

new school - new everything.

I am the new guy at a new school that may not be receptive to new ideas.  they ahve had no staff changes in five years.  How do I encourage everyone to get on board with some new fresh... >>>

Professional and Faculty Development

What kinds of professional development activities do you participate in? What are some helpful resources for other faculty to use, or access information to complete their professional and faculty... >>>

Changing Lives

Helping people get an education can give them a second chance on life, a new start, and a better future. You are a part of that. You have a chance to touch students lives every day. You are in the... >>>

The "Hello Zone" - An idea for Directors of First Impressions (AKA Receptionists)

If you are in the "Hello Zone" (within 10 feet) of a co-worker or student, smile and say hello. A polite greeting shows respect and kindness, which is the first step in good customer... >>>

Create a Vision - An idea for Admissions Representatives and Directors

Help your students create a sensory rich vision of graduation in the initial set up... >>>

Attention=Retention - An idea for Instructors and Education Directors

Increased attention equals increased retention. Let's share some ideas/examples of how to better focus on student... >>>

Graduation Preview - An idea for Student Services and Placement Staff

Set the stage for success. Turn your orientation into a graduation... >>>

Customer Service - An idea for Campus Directors/Presidents

A customer oriented philosophy and attitude must be embraced by the entire administration, staff and faculty in all areas of school operations. The students need to know you care. If everyone in the... >>>

The EduPreneurial Spirit - An idea for Corporate Staff and Officers

Practice the "EduPreneurial Spirit". In your sector you not only educate but you are also part of a working... >>>