Student Engagement Techniques

Student engagement doesn’t just happen; you have to make it happen.  Here are some student engagement techniques (SET’s) that you may want to try.

Engagement Techniques – A Handbook for College Faculty

I have borrowed a few ideas from Engagement Techniques – A Handbook for College Faculty by Elizabeth F. Barkley.  Barkley has provided many excellent student engagement strategies.  There are 50 in all to go along with 50 “Tips and Strategies.”  The book lists for $40, but I have seen new editions online for less than $32 and used for under $20.  It is definitely a good value even at the full list price!  Check it out on the right.

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More on Engaging College Students

Two dozen tips for engaging college students.

As I mentioned in my previous article, I did a self-assessment by looking through the 88 articles I had posted as of October 10th to see how well I have addressed this issue. I identified 24 articles that I pulled together for you. Here are my remaining 12 tips for engaging college students with links to the related articles:

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