Nerd Research Minute – June 27 – Student Engagement
Continuing the Emphasis on Student Engagement:
“How do I engage with my students?” remains one of the top questions from faculty from K-13+. Whether they learn online or onsite, an engaged student is more likely to internalize content and persist in their learning (Chen, Guidry, & Lambert, 2009).
In Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education, Chickering and Gamson (1987) detail education should promote 1. student-faculty interaction
2. cooperation among students
3. active learning
4. prompt feedback
5. time on task
6. high expectations
7. respect for diverse talents and ways of learning
Chen, P. D., Guidry, K. R., & Lambert, A. D. (2009). Engaging online learners: A quantitative study of post-secondary student engagement in the online learning environment. In annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA. A pdf is available at Google Scholar
Chickering, A. W., & Gamson, Z. F. (1987). Seven principles for good practice in undergraduate education. AAHE Bulletin, 39(7), 3-7.