Does Faculty Engagement Impact Student Outcomes? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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John Kennedy is a writer at Cengage who wants to help make teaching and learning easier for everyone. When he isn’t writing, he’s likely strumming a guitar, revving up a motorcycle or taking in a nice view.


For a student to be successful in college, it takes more than just hard work. Being prepared academically, having a reliable support system and practicing good study habits are just a few of the factors that affect any student’s ability to achieve. But what about faculty engagement? Can professors improve student outcomes by engaging with their students beyond giving lectures and exams?

Research tells us that when instructors show they care and take an active role in each student’s development, it can make a big difference in their academic performance. Check out this infographic to explore data on the impacts of faculty engagement.