Poor Student Writing: What Is an Instructor to Do?

There is no question that every student, undergraduate or graduate, must learn to write well and often within a short period of time. Through my […]

Are You a Corporate Trainer or a Workforce Educator? The Distinction Matters for Learning

Corporate training has tremendous potential to promote learning in organizations. There are two primary elements that are responsible for how much potential is realized within […]

What Makes an Online Class "Real" to Students?

The for-profit online school industry has received a great deal of attention over the past few years and the reasons have involved recruiting practices, low […]

How to Help Students Engage in Online Class Discussions

Class discussions can be very rewarding but also time-consuming for an instructor in any learning environment. This is especially true for educators when there is […]

Why You Need a "You" Year Resolution to Become Resilient in Your Career

It's a new year and a time when you may feel hopeful. The holidays have passed and the new year represents a new start and […]

Maintaining Excellence as an Online Instructor – Even When Challenged

As instructors know all too well, not every online class is going to function perfectly with every student performing at their very best. Instructors who […]

Is Critical Thinking Overrated or Under-Utilized in Higher Education?

Critical thinking is listed as a desired skill or preferred outcome within many higher education courses. It is something that students are expected to demonstrate […]

What Inspires You to Teach? Is it a Job, a Calling, or a Profession?

You may remember how you got started as an instructor but do you recall what inspires you to continue teaching? It is your responsibility to […]

Classroom vs. Online Teaching: Are Different Teaching Methods Needed?

Many educators who begin to teach online believe they can make the transition easily from teaching in a traditional college classroom to an online classroom. […]

Startups that Changed Our Education

Recent developments in technology and the overwhelming popularity of the Internet have significantly revolutionized the educational system. From simple researching of topics to obtaining an […]

You Can't Force Students to Learn – But Here's How to Help Them Try

Learning is not an automatic process and does not occur just because of the classroom conditions that have been established. When students begin a class, […]

Choosing a Venue for Your Training Program Infographic

Choosing a Venue for Your Training Program Infographic To ensure a successful educational experience for your next employee education session, selecting a room is an […]

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