Maintaining student engagement can be difficult, especially as we near midterms where students’ minds are preoccupied with any number of papers, exams, or presentations. Below you’ll find four articles on how to refocus students’ engagement in your course.
- “Five Ways to Effectively Engage Students” by Kelly Franklin provides an overview of her best practices for engaging students based on her belief in being ‘apologetically me.”
- “Is it Really All My Fault? Sharing on In-Class Discussions” by Scott May. Scott rethinks his approach to class discussion, including ways he might have inadvertently silenced students.
- “Engaging the Unruly Class” by Hannah Green. This article offers strategies for reconnecting with a difficult class.
- “Raising the Stakes: Group Projects as Competitive Contests” by Dani Johannesen helps your students embrace group projects by creating a little competition.
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