Best Practices and Strategies for Student Success

These activities and assignments were submitted by Ventura College English faculty. New activities will be added periodically, and submissions are always welcome.

Ice-Breakers and Community Building Exercises

Connecting Students to Resources on Campus

 Working with Grammar and Sentence Structure

Teaching MLA Documentation

Pre-Writing, Writing, and Post-Writing Assignments

Strategies for Improving Reading

CCSSE Strategies for Student Engagement

These strategies were developed by Paradise Valley Community College to align with the research-based conference of the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE). Long, but contains excellent ideas.