Student engagement - in academic courses

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Engaging students begins in the classroom. Any institutional efforts at increasing engagement or retention must begin with faculty and academic activities.

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Student engagement - in academic courses

  1. 1. Engagement v. CorrectnessEngagement v. CoverageEngagement v. ConsistencyEngagement v. Control
  2. 2. UNT Technology : Engagement
  3. 3. EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING EXAMPLE: DAM IT! Competitive simulation game that lasts for one month Students play one of three roles dealing with the historic Hetch Hetchy dam project: •Member of U.S. Senate Committee on Public Lands •Preservationist – e.g., John Muir •Conservationist – e.g., Colonel John Biddle Students reenact the public hearing and committee voteOther examples:• Moot Court Simulations• Electoral College games• What’s the Deal• Flash Mobs
  4. 4. http://www.assessment.ua.edu/CLASSE/Instruments.htm
  5. 5. UCF SuccessStrategies:• Startup• Orientation• Starting Module• Socialization• Tips and Hints• Assessment• Feedback• Tech Instructions• Communication Policies• Time Management• Academic Resources• Technical Resources
  6. 6. http://www.schreyerinstitute.psu.edu/Tools/Large
  7. 7. http://cft.vanderbilt.edu/teaching-guides/teaching-activities/lecturing/#basics
  8. 8. Gettysburg Address as Powerpointwww.slideshare.net/fatuousplatitudes/gettysburg-address

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