NCWIT Engagement Practices Framework

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The NCWIT Engagement Practices Framework outlines actions faculty can take in their classrooms and beyond to help broaden participation in computing. It is organized around three evidence-based principles for engaging and retaining all students: Make It Matter, Grow Inclusive Student Community, and Build Student Confidence and Professional Identity. Within this resource, you will find tips for implementing each practice, some examples, and links to resources to learn more.

Access the Engagement Practices Framework here.

You can also print a poster of the EP Framework and related practices to display, e.g., in your office or the faculty mailroom to remind you and your colleagues of effective ways to engage all students. Download the poster here.

Related resource:

EngageCSEdu: A collection of over 600 faculty-contributed, peer-reviewed introductory CS course materials. All of these materials use at least one NCWIT Engagement Practice.

Release Date 
March 22, 2016