Topic 1: Elements of student engagement

  • Students need to feel that they are part of a supportive institution
    • Activities and approaches must be designed in a way that encourage students to actively participate¬† in the learning process; the focus is on widening participation and removing barriers to participation.
  • Students need to be engaged in their own learning, teaching and assessment
    • Activities and approaches must be designed in a way that: encourage students to take responsibility for successful learning; support students to develop skills in independent learning.
  • Students need to have a chance to work with the institution in shaping the direction of learning
    • Activities and approaches must be designed in a way that can comment, reflect on and evaluate their learning experience and progress individually and in a group.