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Chapter 2. Programs and Structures that Support Student Success

and the public at large. Instructors might challenge themselves (before they are challenged by others) to demonstrate that they are incorporating the research and data on best practices into their instruction.

It is hoped that the techniques described here will contribute to meeting this increased accountability through recognizing and appreciating the traits of our learners, leveraging technology, and increasing student activity, all to the end of helping students identify personally relevant uses for academic content, develop meaningful skills, and come to value their learning. As faculty teaching the learners from Genera-­ tion NeXt, as well as the other students we serve, we must use the best available resources and methods WR KHOS GHYHORS VXFFHVVIXO JUDGXDWHV DQG OLIHORQJ OHDUQHUV HTXLSSHG WR FRQWULEXWH WR DQG EHQH¿W IURP WKHLU world of the third millennium.


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A Collection of Papers on Self-­Study and Institutional Improvement, 2011 © 2011 Higher Learning Commission. All rights reserved.

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