This research examines online student engagement initiatives at profiled institutions, including virtual student engagement platforms, clubs, and events.
Key observations from our research
1. Institution A, Institution C, and Institution E operate centralized virtual student engagement platforms to provide online students with student success resources and social opportunities.
2. Administrators track the total number of students who visit the virtual student engagement platforms, but do not collect data on platform visitors’ specific activities.
3. The Forum identified the following online engagement tactics during research conversations for this project: online student clubs, online student government organization, online leadership development program, online contests, and online speed-networking events. .