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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past experiance | New discussion by Jordan Hague

    I find sometimes it's tough to teach older student that may semi related to what is being covered do to changing there bad habits or get them awy from a comfort zone that ...

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Angela Marie Martinez

Important to build rapport with the class as a whole and individually. REFOCUS during stagnant times.  

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Angela Marie Martinez

Human factor is the key to retention. Personalize their goals, expectations, and roads to success.   

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Angela Marie Martinez

Understanding the variety of students regarding age and culture and meeting the needs of all of them.  Achieving a supportive learning environment in the class/lab to support their extrinsic...

Reflection | New blog by Mukisha Livingston

great philosopher Nietzsche once said, “he who has a why can bear almost any how.”   I love this quote and easily apply it to how I practice nursing and how I aim to teach the n...

Student Retention | Origin: ED209 | New comment by Jeff Suckling

Reply to pete mata's post:   Adult learners will have challenges and with all of the outside distractions and responsibilities, the balance of school and outside is too much to handle....

Increasing Student Retention by Flipping the Classroom | Origin: ED410 | New comment by Laura Stenger

In the current COVID-19 environment we have worked to flip a number of our courses.  The "classroom" time has now become the virtual meeting space.  Zoom has been a tremendous help and a...

Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Felicia Roberts

I learned the difference between semantic memory and episodic memory.  

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Felicia Roberts

Most learning happens outside the classroom.  Make class cards to get to know facts about your students  

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Betsy Crawford

The more human side of teaching was highlighted in this section. Just as a floor nurse, you set the stage for students to engage with each other and superiors.