"Great course, I look forward to taking some other courses like this."
"I love the print friendly version of the materials - very good stuff. Well organized & concise."
"I really enjoyed the discussion forums -- I found those particularly stimulating. It was a good venue to review my plans and compare them to others."
"This was a good course to take online in order to learn more about retention and how to improve it. It helped me to realize how important commitment to the student is and how it affects retention."
"I've been in education almost 30 years now, and worked specifically with retention issues for Native American colleges. This course was a superior refresher, as well as supplying new concepts that greatly enhanced and supported knowledge and applications. Outstanding class. "
"EXCELLENT COURSE! I have been exposed and done many of the techniques. I think this course should be mandatory!"
"Great course! This is a focus at our institution which I embrace fully."
"I really enjoyed this course. I felt that the course content truly provided me with a significant amount of great information and practices to utilize in my future strategies."
"Outstanding learning guide and effective tools for improving retention of students."
"Instructors need to understand the importance of retention. You can be an awesome teacher, but without students you will have nobody to teach. Good course!!"
"Excellent way to address the many many sides of retention problems. Great perspective to learn to practice in the classroom!"
"This was the BEST course so far! I learned so much about Retention and Attrition. Everything said in this course makes sense and will help me be a better Instructor and more flexible."
"Great opportunity to learn new techniques and ideas on how to improve retention by making each student feel special and importent and someone is always there to guide/assist them if they need support."
"I enjoyed this course. It was very informative and useful."
"This is a great tool in understanding retention and how I can have active participation as an instructor."
"Great course. Gave me some really good scientific based knowledge on how individuals deal with stress and how to impact culture to help with student retention. "
"I found that there were a ton of things in this course that I've been trying to tell my institution about integrating. I almost wish everyone at the school as faculty and staff could go through this course or even do it again and truly let a lot of the information sink in. I thought the information was excellent and honstly was a lot better than I thought it was going to be. "
"There is a lot of good and valuable information in this lesson. Understanding the reasons why students decide to leave school and the stressors that attribute to the attrition of schools is a valuable premise to study and be aware of to help maintain the attrition rates of schools. The understanding that higher education and skill attainment is a must to elevate the youth and those seeking change in careers or simply upward mobility in learning and career goals. "
"Although this was somewhat lengthy in content the content was useful and applicable to my job and my own paradigm. "
"I enjoyed this learning opportunity."
"The information in this course will be applied to the MSLP Program!"
"This course was interesting and the quizzes matched what I learned. I appreciated the ability to listen to the coursework and have it read to me as an alternative to reading the information on my own."