Encouraging Student Engagement During Synchronous Meetings: Preventing Midterm Drop-Off (Faculty Focus)

"Some students become busy, overwhelmed, or unmotivated by the middle of the semester. This phenomenon has become even more apparent with COVID-19 protocols. Which is why building a community of learners has become so important despite physical distancing, but it’s also much more challenging. Below are six scenarios with strategies and ideas to encourage accountability and build in motivation from the start of the semester so the momentum continues until the end."—Source: Faculty Focus

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Solid strategies centered on student engagement are key to getting students through the semester. Faculty Focus has put together six different scenarios with best practices for keeping learners connected.