Student Engagement: Definition & Theory


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Which of the following BEST defines student engagement?

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1. What is the theory of engagement based on?

2. What should teachers do to increase the level of engagement for their students?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Attention, please! Use this interactive quiz and printable worksheet to check your understanding of student engagement and its impact on learning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who take this quiz will be asked questions on the following:

  • Definition of student engagement
  • Basis for the theory of engagement
  • How to increase student engagement
  • Tips for improving student engagement
  • Teacher responsible for the methods of increased student engagement

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related developmental psychology lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the theory of student engagement
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding increasing student engagement
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the teacher responsible for methods of increased student engagement

Additional Learning

For more information, check out the lesson titled Student Engagement: Definition & Theory. It will meet the following guidelines:

  • Define student engagement
  • Learn the theory of engagement and how to apply it
  • Differentiate between an emotionally safe and intellectually safe classroom
  • Understand new methods for increasing student engagement in the classroom