The use of a ‘Course Center’ to increase student participation in office hours

    • Presentation speakers
      • Brian O'Neill, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
      • Andrea Romero, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences / Geography/Geology/Env Sci, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
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    Students often feel intimidated going to office hours, and the students that need the most help, are among the least likely to seek it. In this presentation we will discuss the use of a “Course Center” to promote student engagement outside of class. The “Course Center” is an alternative to traditional office hours, and can lead to higher engagement and participation by students outside of class.