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Student Engagement

One of the biggest challenges facing professors today is how to keep students actively engaged in the classroom. This section offers solutions and activities aimed at making lectures more interesting, increasing participation, and improving your classroom to meet your students' needs.

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Free Resources and Articles:

Supporting Students with Their Mental Health (White Paper)

This white paper examines the results of our recent surveys on student mental health and asks how Faculty members can support their students, offering advice on dealing with stigma, good self-care practices, and understanding the best way of sign-posting students to professional help when needed.

Advice for Teaching International Students

Teaching international students can offer up new challenges for faculty. Here is some key advice to assist you, whether you’re teaching international students online for the first time, or you have experience doing so.

Supporting Students with Dyslexia (Freebook)

This Freebook brings together chapters from across our range of books, helping you to fully understand dyslexia, and provides guidance to supporting your dyslexic students. Chapter one provides an introduction to the subject of dyslexia, defining the disorder.

Motivating Your Students to Read (Infographic)

It can often be difficult to get students to engage with their course reading, with excuses ranging from the books being too expensive to them simply being boring, often an excuse that comes from students who haven't learned active reading skills. This infographic provides some pointers to help you encourage your students to read.

Understanding Gen Z Students (Infographic)

This infographic on "9 Findings on Student Learning Preferences to Help Improve Your Classroom" is excerpted from Generation Z: A Century in the Making by Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace. 

Three ‘F-Words’ to Make Boring Ideas Interesting

Want to make your lectures more exciting for your students? Start by learning and understanding the three fundamental "f-words" that are instrumental in teaching: fascination, fun, and fumbling.

The Benefits of Students as Curriculum Co-creators

Allowing students to participate in course development creates a more active learning environment and can provide a lot of additional benefits for you and your students. Explore three ways to incorporate student participation in your teaching.

Student Retention in Higher Education (FreeBook)

This FreeBook has been created to highlight some of the main factors that influence student retention figures, as well as some of the steps that can be taken to improve them, providing a selection of excerpts from our key books in this area.

Student Recruitment in Higher Education (Freebook)

 This FreeBook has been created to highlight some of the main factors that influence student recruitment across the higher education sector.