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

I have learned the importance of using student's experiences to help enhance learning. As well, as working with the students to find ways that best cater to their learning needs.   

Two Main Issues: Security & Autonomy | Origin: ED112 | New comment by Penelope Maclure

This is a awesome module. It has given me great ideas of things to incorporate in the clinical setting.  

Student Retention | Origin: ED209 | New comment by Pongsuda Rattanamasmongkol

In adult learners, iinstructors need to be familear with specific needs of adult learners and to consider both academic and nonacademic factors, which include their responsibilities beyond education,...

Two Types of Motivators: Intrinsic & Extrinsic | Origin: ED112 | New comment by Kelly Penn

Extrinsic motivators can be place holders until intrinsic motivators kick in.

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by April McCollum

For each class attempting to maintain motivation and enthusiasm in the course will be seen and felt by the students. Students look to the instructor to be not only a role model but also for...

Two Main Issues: Security & Autonomy | Origin: ED112 | New comment by Kelly Penn

Always be supportive of student's responses

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by April McCollum

Adult learners generally try harder than younger students because they see the value in education. 

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by April McCollum

Very helpful in understanding the students view on how they learn best and communication with changes.

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Jorell Lawrence

Ive learned the importance of seeing the classrrom/learning enviroment from the student's perspective.

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Penelope Maclure

Very informative and a great way to keep a class focused.