Student Retention Methods
In conjunction with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, MaxKnowledge has been honored by the 1EdTech Consortium as a Learning Impact Award Finalist for scaling pedagogical knowledge and practice through evidence-based technology.
MaxKnowledge Founder & CEO, Dr. Amir Moghadam, has been named as one of Career College Central's top 12 innovators leaping forward with ideas that have influenced the career education realm.
MaxKnowledge Chief Learning Officer, Tarlon Moghadam, has been named as one of Career Education Review's top 20 leaders changing career education.
In collaboration with the Universal Technical Institute, an independent evaluation study by the ROI Institute® proved the ROI of MaxKnowledge employee training on student retention to be over 500%.
This course provides you with a lifelong peer-to-peer learning opportunity through a specific Performance Group created within the Career Ed Lounge, a learning community of career education professionals. This allows you to learn and share with your peers at any time you want, even after you complete the course.
Module 1: Understanding Student Characteristics
- Recognize various student characteristics that make up a diverse learning environment.
- Address the most prevalent sources of student fears and frustrations.
- Identify both intrinsic and extrinsic student needs that influence student learning and assess how these needs can be supported.
Module 2: General Strategies for Student Retention
- Provide different student supports to enhance the learning environment.
- Utilize methods, as the leader in the classroom, for creating personal student learning experiences.
- Apply strategies for enabling students to set goals and enjoy success, ultimately leading to student retention.
Module 3: Keeping Your Focus on the Students
- Apply the concept of 'learnativity' by creating ways for students to actively engage in the learning process, and assimilate instructional content and applications.
- Build rapport with students by recognizing verbal and nonverbal cues that instructors send in the learning environment.
- Refocus your own instructional effectiveness and capitalize on your strengths as a professional teacher.
Module 4: Motivating Your Students
- Explain reasons for learner motivation and identify ways to appeal to motivation needs.
- Utilize components of the motivation process such as reinforcement, content retention and transference.
- Describe qualities that make a motivating instructor.
- Can Start Anytime
- Self-paced (within course enrollment timeframe)
- 4 Hours of Activities
- Study Course Content
- Pass ALL Required Quizzes
Digital Badge & Certificate of Completion
- 4 Hours of Continuing Education
- Awarded upon successful completion of course
- This course provides a Certificate of Completion with 4 hours of continuing education credits.
This course provides credit toward the Certified Higher Education Professional (CHEP) credential in the following specialization area(s):
- CHEP in Teaching
- This course provides credit toward the continuing education requirements for CHEPs in all areas of specialization.