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Drivers of Persistence

Students vote with their feet. As adult educators know, enrolling students is only half the battle. It’s also necessary to retain the students that come to you. These study results from the New England Persistence Project provide valuable insight into persistence strategies that had a quantitative and qualitative impact on student persistence. In short, they […]

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The Power of Positive: Enhancing Online Student Engagement for Adult Literacy Students

Positivity makes a difference. As you probably know from your classroom, students are more likely to engage and persist in a positive, supportive environment. Ellen Beattie from the Center for Intentional Learning explores the science behind how emotions can be evoked and environments crafted to maximize student engagement. This idea of infusing practical psychological principles […]

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