Is it worth training faculty in student engagement?

by Meris Stansbury, eCampus News

Penn State uses hard data to see if faculty professional development in student engagement actually makes a difference. How can institutions know whether or not professional development (PD) programs for faculty are effective? And does student engagement increase when faculty complete PD courses aimed at promoting student engagement in the online learning environment? According to one large university, PD in student engagement makes a significant difference…when applied in practice.

http://www.ecampusnews.com/top-news/faculty-student-engagement-913/

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