Make the Most of Your Office Hours!

Make the Most of Your Office Hours!

Finals week is right around the corner.

About this time every semester,undergraduate students’ confidence in how much they really understand, and how well they can score well on your final, often gets a little shaky. The pressure is on... and not just on them. How about the pressure on your office hours?

Beat the rush, make office hours fun, and reduce stress while assisting students before finals week with this ENGAGE tip to make office hours more productive with small groups.

Why do we lose so many engineering students between years 1 and 2?

Why do we lose so many engineering students between years 1 and 2?

Students who struggle with spatial visualization skills (SVS) have trouble succeeding in engineering gateway courses like engineering graphics. They are vulnerable to transferring out of engineering and into another major.  

Research indicates that a basic level of proficiency with SVS is critical to persistence in engineering. The good news is that with practice, students can improve this skill.

Find out what you can do to help your students.