Keith's Quick Quotes: 10 Principles of Effective Online Teaching - Part 1 [VIDEO]

Principle #1 - Show up and teach.  Watch this two-part video screencast to learn about showing up and nine more principles of effective online teaching. […]

Setting the Table: Tools and Strategies Part 2 [VIDEO]

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in the same mind at the same time, and still retain […]

20-Minute Mentor Commons: How Can I Develop Online Instructor Presence? [VIDEO] WT

Determine what your teaching persona is. Determine which elements you'd like to share with your class. Then create a strategy for regularly expressing those aspects […]

Keith's Quick Quotes: Grade Inflation and Job Performance [VIDEO]

According to the most comprehensive analysis ever of grade inflation in higher education in the United States, nowadays even the most average students are likely […]

RB Kuhn Stories: In the Lord's Hands (Mary's Story) [VIDEO]

When trying to help a student, sometimes all we can do is listen, pray and leave the burden in the Lord's hands. Like a fresh […]

The Toolbox: Fostering an Inclusive and Welcoming Classroom Environment [VIDEO]

Students need to feel safe, valued, and respected to maximize their learning potential.  They need to feel a sense of belonging in the classroom and […]

20-Minute Mentor Commons: How Do I Release My Students' Natural Zest and Curiosity for Better Learning? [VIDEO]

Zest. Teacher-sparked interest arousing student curiosity.  Irrelevance and boredom reversed; retention and student learning increased. This month's featured video from the 20-Minute Mentor Commons, "How […]

RB Kuhn Stories: Counseling Makes a Difference (Sue's Story) [VIDEO]

I need some advice." Difficult to discern words from a student to a teacher.  A complicated story unfolds, resulting in help from a surprising resource. […]

Exceeding Expectations: Mrs. Gutherie When I Needed Her Most

I truly believe God puts a certain teacher in our lives at the point when we need them the most. In the Exceeding Expectations series, […]

RB Kuhn Stories: Making Things Better (Pete's Story) [VIDEO]

Sometimes a student can be the silver lining for a teacher, especially if the student works in IWU Support and is committed to making things […]

Keith's Quick Quotes: Hard But Not Too Hard [VIDEO]

There appears to be a "tipping point" with students regarding the difficulty of a course.  That is, up to a point, a student may indeed […]

20-Minute Mentor Commons: What Are the Communication 'Musts' In an Online Class? [VIDEO]

Establishing effective communication in online classes can be challenging. Learn how to use technology to create an effective online learning environment. Assimilate five essential steps […]

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