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Watch this video to learn how frequently you should use interactive elements like chat functions and polling, ways to adapt the traditional in-person orientation format, how orientation leaders can build excitement across the summer, and how to create opportunities for students to connect with each other.
2020 created a perfect storm to expedite the evolution of digital student activism. Students are innovating to find virtual replacements for some of the essential functions of in-person activism: building support for a cause, demonstrating urgency, and amplifying unrepresented voices.
First-year students face unique academic and social barriers during their transition to campus, which can hinder their retention. This resource profiles first-year experience (FYE) programs,including first-year seminars, living learning communities, and mentor programs. Additionally, it looks at program development and evaluation, staffing, and student and faculty engagement.
Students with a low GPA at this university had a graduation rate below 10%. Here's how student success leaders implemented a summer program to not only improve students' academic standing, but also reframe their academic stumble as a learning opportunity.
As most institutions transition to virtual orientation in response to COVID-19, students will turn to the orientation website even more frequently for updates. An engaging and student-friendly orientation website can help make students more excited for fall classes, while a confusing one may leave them questioning their college decision.
To celebrate the role of faculty in student success, California State University Fullerton recognizes professors and advisors for the impact they’ve had on students’ pivotal moments.
Although teachers are experimenting with hands-on learning assignments and online break-out sessions to engage students during online classes, many teachers still notice only a handful of students actively participate on a regular basis. Here are three easy to implement---yet often overlooked—ways to help boost students’ engagement in a synchronous virtual classroom.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education leaders scrambled to make important decisions about remote campus operations while trying to maintain some academic continuity for their students. Use this resource to reflect on your institution’s COVID-19 response and access guidance and resources to help improve your efforts in that area.