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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Gamification in the Classroom | Origin: ED409 | New comment by Andres Rios

This is a great way to implement new ideas that make class fun and exciting.   Students will want to come to class to level up!

Gamification in the Classroom | Origin: ED409 | New comment by Aida Sias

I have learned to use the gaming approch in teaching in my daily teaching. And increase more hands on activities.   

Gamification in the Classroom | Origin: ED409 | New comment by lisa cruz

what i have learned is that i was implementing some of principles discussed. However i gained new information that will help me implement new ideas in the classroom 

Gamification in the Classroom | Origin: ED409 | New comment by Kasey Wade

Watchig this training, is helping me implement new ideas in the classroom, to help ingage and keep the students happy and learing. What a great course.  

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Adam Leffell

This section provided some great detail about the diverse students that in your class room. It is important to be able to relate, but every student is different, and you will need to establish the...

Challenge | New blog by Mary Allen

This lesson has taught me to remember that the students may have a different perspective about learning than mine.

Gamification in the Classroom | Origin: ED409 | New comment by Jennifer Adkins

I learned from this topic that I was practicing some of the principles of gamification but needed to implement more of the visual aids that accompany it to help my students feel successful and...

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Laura Hogins

Making sure you create an environment where students are engaged in their learning is essential for all ages of students.    

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Laura Hogins

It is an imprtant part of teaching to be aware of how the student is doing in different parts of life.  Any aspects that can be assisted to help the student suceed in their education.  All...

Effective Communication | Origin: ED209 | New comment by Steven Sinnott

Active listening is best!  I always try to repeat the questions my students ask me.  This serves two purposes: one, it makes sure that I understood what the student was trying to understand...