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Engaging Students in the Diverse Classroom

By Sonia Zamanou-Erickson (Applied Communication Studies)

August 22, 2017

Student engagement is an important contributor to motivation and learning in the classroom. Students who are engaged are more curious, attentive, interested, and passionate about what they are learning and they ultimately perform better.  Even though some students are consistently engaged and thrive in the college environment, not all students share that experience. How to increase engagement of all students in a diverse classroom remains a challenge for many professors. Two ideas that may ...

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