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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Increasing Student Retention by Flipping the Classroom | Origin: ED410 | New comment by Andrea Martinez

I found out that I have been flipping the classroom for some time now.  But I didn't have the fondamnets so clear as I have now.  Having more tools for the preparation of the class, makes a...

Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Jessie Hoover

It is important to find ways to motivate students. Students also benefit from instructors that understand the challenges they face in attaining an education.

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Jessie Hoover

This section has great information on how to engage students in the learning process.

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Jessie Hoover

I enjoyed the discussion of potential ways to engage students in the classroom setting. Adult learners have competing priorities and need engaging content.

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Jessie Hoover

It is important to understand that our student population is diverse. While students have diverse needs, they all need to have the same baseline understanding of the material at the end of class.

Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Camellia Douglas

This provided a great reminder to know content, but know students to keep them engaged.  

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Camellia Douglas

This module helped me to understand the importance of motivation and enthusiasm and how it applies to learning for adults.  

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Camellia Douglas

This helped to consider the importance of the dynamics of the physical learning environment.   

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Camellia Douglas

This module really helped to consider the various challenges that may come up with adult learners. It also helped to be more empathetic towards students' needs.

Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by andreea carver

motivate students by being excited about your topic and then they'll get excited. don't drown them with excessive tasks and assigemtsn. also: don't embarass your studnts and they'll shut down and not...