For many institutions, classroom interactions are the most face-to-face time that students receive. Thus, ignoring the role of faculty in student success is a massive opportunity lost. Our approach to bringing student success to the classroom involves changing the way we teach, not what we teach. Thus, the tools and strategies below refer to general faculty development resources that can improve student success through pedagogy.
This reflective survey from Iowa State University allows faculty to consider how they are implementing the best practices that foster sense of belonging in their students. Note that some of the resources are specific to ISU, but many of the practices are generalizable.
THE ISSAQ STUDENT SUCCESS COURSE
When we are talking about changing what we teach, the ISSAQ Student Success course provides modules that can be serve as a stand-alone 10-week course or be integrated into existing efforts.