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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Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Ruth Jackson

Reinforcement is effective for learning. 

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Ruth Jackson

I learned the importance of REFOCUS

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Ruth Jackson

It is important to ensure your students feel safe in the classroom. 

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Ruth Jackson

I have learned how to support my students.

Two Main Issues: Security & Autonomy | Origin: ED112 | New comment by Chancey Stanley

Adult learners fear embarassment in front of their peers or colleagues. Security deals with the belief that they can sucessfully navigate the course material and achieve positive outcomes. Autonomy...

Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Tameka Leftwich

Motivating and engaging students promotes retention of students. Knowing your students and information about their background can help to keep them engage becasue certain topics will spark their...

Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Tiffany Langley

Be a motivator. Provide reinforcement that will enhance motivation. Provide immediate feedback. 

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Tiffany Langley

Help students develop into successful learns by identifying the reason they enrolled in the class. Build a rapport with students.

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Tiffany Langley

Respect students by learning their names. Greet and acknowledge students. Make students active participants in learning. Meke learning fun! 

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Tiffany Langley

Helping students develop career appropriate behaviors is essential. Educational planning and encouragement are very important to aid in the students success.