…and student engagement is what’s up! A student engagement survey involving more than 15,000 students across 77 institutions throughout Canada…
The field of Student Affairs is both wonderful and challenging. I love working in the field but as with anything, this field comes with its own particular set of difficulties.
Why do students volunteer for student organizations or student government? For most students, they get involved because they want to enact change. As student affairs professionals, it’s important that we support our students’ drive for change as best we can.
Student affairs professionals are in a prime position to help students engage in their academics and position themselves for career success after they graduate. Help students by encouraging them to select the things they enjoy, maximize their time and apply their learning to the “real world.”
Student involvement is an important part of campus engagement. Students who are involved are more likely to graduate and have positive college experiences.
When it comes to getting students engaged the personal appeal from an involved party, whether it be a student, alum, or administrator, often works best. Don’t be afraid to be personal with your students. Direct communication can drastically improve your attendance numbers.
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An engaged student will: be aware of the areas in which they are not excelling, be able to think critically about what they read and see, be using creative approaches to complete assignments and inform their learning a& be finding ways to work with others to produce effective results.