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To boost retention and persistence among minority business and economics students, the University of California San Diego launched a peer mentoring program, among other support services. The first year benefited 20 mentees.
The inaugural associate dean for student success and engagement for Kennesaw’s Norman J. Radow college of humanities and social sciences shares his background, values and goals for his role.
Teaching students to read, reference and remember a course syllabus can be a challenge for many professors. Here are three strategies to encourage students to engage with their syllabus.
New book argues that students respond more effectively to peers’ writing than professors do and that they’re skilled at self-assessment, too. Still, professors can lay the groundwork for this feedback through scripts and other scaffolding.
Faculty and staff members who interact with students can take five actions to help those with self-doubt and other struggles that may impact completion of a degree, writes David Stoddard.
As the university’s newest associate provost for student success and chief retention officer, Pears aims to facilitate collaboration and ensure cohesion in the support of students.