Student Engagement and Retention in the Large Classroom

Description

This workshop will explore deployment of materials and learning activities that foster engagement and improve retention, while keeping the demands of a larger class size in mind. Faculty are encouraged to come to the workshop ready to share the challenges they’ve faced in their own courses with managing student engagement and combating attrition.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain familiarity with the challenges facing retention for online students.
  • Identify challenges they faced in their own courses as they relate to retention.
  • Explore options for addressing retention concerns in the online classroom, including specific practices and technology that can improve engagement and provide solutions.