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 students | New blog by Terril Brown

What are some of the ways to motivate students? I want to be an interesting instructor. Are there any recorses that i can use to help keep my students focus. I dont want to sit in a boring class all d...


Identification of student needs will assist in the retention process | New blog by Robert Vaughn

Identification of student needs will assist in the retention process


Rentention | New comment by Martha Wong

Great idea Janice Sinoski.  


Enhancing Student Retention | New comment by Martha Wong

Yes, I agree. 



How to react to a negative feedback from students? | New discussion by Analyn Russell

I have, for the most part, have a great relationship and rapport with my students.  Rarely though, I get negative feedback from them  (inattention, making faces, etc.).  How do you keep...


Improving motivation through constructivism | New blog by Analyn Russell

I've had the privilege of teaching in skills lab for almost three years now.  I did not even know that I was employing constructivism in my class.  I gather information from my students duri...


Doris R Owens | New blog by Doris Owens

This course allowed me to see myself as an instructor.  It has motivated me even more to enjoy what I do as an Instructor.  I am willing and ready to make changes in my profession that will ...


Building Rapport | New comment by Doris Owens

That is a good point. Keeping students motivated and engaged will help them stay focused.

Helpful! | New blog by Dawnna Falso

Very helpful! Thank you!

REFOCUS | New blog by Vonda Reed

I enjoyed reading the material!  I could definintely relate to the REFOCUS section as it relates to my students instead of me.  Around mid-term, I notice my students look tired and most of t...