Managing the Mileposts of the Term
(half day workshop)

Target audience: faculty (both full- and part-time), instructional leaders

Session One: The 4th "R" - Retention
(1.5 to 2 hours)

  • The changing nature of students
  • Today's accountability paradigm
  • The institutional perspective
  • The classroom perspective
  • Identifying the key mileposts, the 20/80 rule

Session Two: Managing the Mileposts
(1.5 to 2 hours)

  • The first class meeting: 9 tips for insuring students return
  • The first exam/major assignment: eliminating the bottleneck
  • The final class meeting: maintaining momentum
  • Conclusions, debrief, questions

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