How do I engage students in learning?
Teaching Newsletter: How Spaces Designed for Learning Can Change Teaching - The Chronicle of Higher Education
The learning environment in the classroom says much about how students can engage in learning. Read what some college educators did to help them re-think their teaching practice to improve student engagement.
An article that briefly outlines 10 areas to focus your teaching to improve student engagement--“students’ cognitive investment in, active participation in, and emotional commitment to their learning.”
Created by Bonni Stachowiak, a professor at a small liberal arts college, this site provides access to a blog and podcasts on practical teaching issues by leading educators in HigherEd. Topics range from inspirational perspectives on teaching to
CE commissioned this white paper as part of the Council’s collaboration with Strada Education Network to examine higher education instruction and assess the connections between quality teaching and student success. The paper provides insight into five areas of intersection between instruction and student outcomes including transparency, pedagogical approaches, assessment, self-regulation, and alignment. The paper concludes that for students to succeed, they must be engaged in stimulating and effective learning environments. But for that to happen, “faculty need to help students make connections between various learning experiences and the end goals of higher education by supporting student-centered learning environments.”
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This booklet contains a collection of articles that describe and present new approaches to engage college students in today’s classrooms.
If you are thinking about engaging students with digital texts or textbooks, consider how readers interact with books and digital texts to make your decision.