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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General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Beletu Getahun

I am good at listening my patients/family and address their concerns. I will do the same to my students.   

Gamification in the Classroom | Origin: ED409 | New comment by Brianna Summers

I have learned that there are a lot of ways to help engage with students and build on concepts with games and engaging with the students. Pulling the students together individually or as teams helps...

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Beletu Getahun

From this topic, I learned assessing student's needs and setting realistic goals are important for student retentions.  

Student Empowerment Applied | Origin: ED144 | New comment by Amanda Sturm

Career portfolios is something I would like to better develop for my students.  

Ways to Promote Student Empowerment | Origin: ED144 | New comment by Amanda Sturm

I think there was alot to think about in this section to  build value for students while creating an effective learning environment.  

Principles of Student Empowerment | Origin: ED144 | New comment by Amanda Sturm

working at a career center I have students 2 1/2 hours so learning names and developing buy in needs to occur quickly to keep my students involved.   

Student Empowerment Profiled | Origin: ED144 | New comment by Amanda Sturm

Students need to own their learning so they don't feel forced to just get things done. This is always hard when you have material that they just have to do to get to a project or interest...

Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Giovanni Rubio

Knowing the material is part of the equation.  Definitely puts into perspective when establishing roles but I like the part where it says dont be surprised if your student knows more than you...

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Giovanni Rubio

I know realize that I have had some pretty good teachers.  The techniques about engaging quiet students and how to deal with the ones who talk too much is something I have definitely seen in...

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Giovanni Rubio

I also like putting the human element into the equation.  I am a huge on respect and I believe little things like learning students name is something so simple we can do but goes a long...