From Office Hours to Outreach Hours: A Proactive Approach to Student Engagement and Success

Concurrent Session 5
Streamed Session Community College/TAACCCT

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Brief Abstract

An evidence-based conversation that will explore through audience participation how moving to a proactive outreach approach in place of a traditional office hours model can increase student engagement and success.

Extended Abstract

Moving away from a traditional office hours approach to a more proactive outreach approach can result in increased student engagement and success, particularly during the current pandemic.  The conversation will begin with a brief overview of the strategies that have proven successful with evidence for the success of this outreach approach.  Then, the facitator will solicit from the audience other strategies that have been implemented by participants.  Ultimately, the session will compile a collection of strategies for each participant's future knowledge and use.