Topic: Strategies For Student Engagement
“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Participants will discover how Brandman University makes its first impression to engage students and help them persist in competency-based education. The presenter will show the introductory success strategy module that can make a lasting impression in any educational approach.
As undergraduates refine their identities, formulate adult life goals and career paths, and test their emerging sense of independence and interdependence, they often grapple with issues of meaning and purpose. This talk highlights why self-awareness and understanding are essential undergraduate education competencies.
By breaking down barriers of department-specific student support, we created the Student First Team at our small, primarily Hispanic serving intuition. This cross-collaborative team promotes practices to improve student persistence, to enhance students’ experiences, and to ensure students remain on track to graduation.