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.
Set goals are very important when it comes to gamification.
Give students a defined syllabus of what they are learning for that lecture, and help students with security by being supportive.
Reply to Phyllis Harris's post: The value of student empowerment is important to keep the students invested in their educaation
Showing students that you genuinely care about their learning makes such a difference in how they approach a class.
I enjoyed the REFOCUS tool as a way to get out of the slumps both instructors, students experience now and then.
Being creative in the classroom helps break the monotony of the class, making it more enjoyable for both the instructor and students.
Understanding that students have differences in their life experiences, which will impact their learning.
Engage and inspire.
Focus on the students. Know why they are enrolled in the course. Adult learners have an attention span of 10-15 minutes. Make lessons engaging by altering lecture and activities.
Student directed learning. Adult learners have various skills and experiences. Encouragement and acknowledging achievement fosters student motivation and success in reaching...
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