Topic Progress:

Create a new post and discuss the following:

  • What are the 2-3 most important concepts that have impacted your thoughts on student engagement and retention during this course?
  • Discuss your rationale for implementing 1 or 2 course facilitation strategies to increase student retention and engagement.
  • Identify 2-3 specific goals that you would like to achieve in light of what you have learned about social presence and creating effective educational media;
    • make sure that your goals are SMART,
    • identify strategies you intend to use in order to meet your goals.
  • Think about some questions you still have with respect to student engagement and retention. Post these questions and also a strategy for finding the answers.

You may find it helpful to review your previous posts to remind yourself where you have traveled during this cognitive journey.

Remember to categorize your posts as ‘otl201’ and add the tag ‘post 5′, then visit other participants’ blogs to leave comments and questions.