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Elizabeth Barkley

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Terms of Engagement:
Understanding and Promoting Student Engagement
on Today's College Campus

August 30, 2012

Concern over student engagement has become central to conversations regarding quality in higher education, but what does 'student engagement' mean? And once we know, how do we achieve it? Dr. Elizabeth Barkley, author of Student Engagement Techniques, spoke to UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff on Thursday, August 30. This interactive session started with identifying the challenges participants face engaging students in their own teaching. Then, using a dynamic model for understanding what 'student engagement' means, participants drew from Student Engagement Techniques (Barkley, 2010) as well as participant experience to strategize techniques for promoting it in their varied teaching and learning contexts.

Participant-Generated Knowledge Repository: Solutions to Identified

CETL has a number of copies of Dr. Barkley's book. Stop by and check one out to read about 50+ ideas about the following three main concepts:

  • A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Student Engagement

  • Tips and Strategies
    • ... for Fostering Motivation
    • ... for Promoting Active Learning
    • ... for Building Community
    • ... for Ensuring Students are Appropriately Challenged
    • ... for Promoting Holistic Learning

  • Student Engagement Techniques
    • ... to Engage Students in learning Course-Related Knowledge and Skills
    • ... for Developing Learner Attitudes, Values, and Self-Awareness

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