Engagement Practices are evidence-based teaching practices that faculty can use to help broaden participation in computing. They are especially impactful in early courses when students are deciding whether to pursue a computing major.
make it matter
All students are more motivated, perform better, and more likely to persist when they can see how a lesson connects to their life, interests, goals, and values. Students who don’t fit the stereotype of someone pursuing computing, however, may need more explicit connections for them to envision themselves in the field. Help all students connect to computing by connecting computing to their lives!