Student retention is a must for not only the success of students but also for the success of colleges.  The more students feel a part of the learning process the more they will be engaged in learning and higher the retention rate will be. 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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Intrinsic vs extrinsic | New blog by Doug Young

This is a gray area that ther course treats as black and white.  Many motivators defined as extrinsic are also often intrinsic. Example.  I get a gold star for having the top grade on a tes...

Intrinsic vs extrinsic motivators | New discussion by Doug Young

The course treats this topic as if all the motivators mentioned are cut-and-dried one, the other, or both.  I disagree.  Just about anything can be an intrinsic motivator, even grades and a ...

Helping for success | New blog by Phillip McCauley

Gained a lot of insight with retention.

Wors Of Wisdom | New blog by Maria Vasquez

Never cross the line, and always strive to do your best,be an educator that cares, promotes and is willing to assist students in reaching their dreams.

An excellent adventure | New blog by Paul Holmblade

This was an EXCELLENT ADVENTURE through this last course ED112, I truly enjoyed learning what does motivate some indivduals. As the saying goes "you can please some of the people some of the...

great information | New discussion by Eli Bermudez

This was very important info, and is great input to put into play for your students.

Motivating Students-Student Retention | New blog by Melinda Muganzo

I enjoyed learning about how to enhance my active learning techniques.

Value of Course | New comment by Patricia Emerson

I found this course very imformative as a new instructor. Over the course of my formal education I too noted the distinct differenecs between younger students and adult learners.  The course...

Lessons Learned | New blog by Veronica Blakely

I plan to use what I have learned to offer better instruction in class.

Develop Intervention Programs | New comment by Steven Vasiliou

That's great to hear Maria.  I wish more schools were as engaged with the progress of their student body