Attentive or Not?
Teachers must be able to monitor students’ behavior and identify valid cues in order to draw conclusions about students’ actual engagement in learning activities.
Understanding students’ and teachers’ verbal and non-verbal behaviours during instruction may help infer valuable information regarding the quality of teaching.
Student engagement is a key construct for learning and teaching. While most of the literature explored the student engagement analysis on computer-based settings, this paper extends that focus to classroom instruction.
The ability for a teacher to engage all students in active learning processes in classroom constitutes a crucial prerequisite for enhancing students achievement.