Student engagement requires active strategies on the part of the instructor and a variety of methods. Take a look at these resources from Washington University’s Center for Teaching and Learning for some great suggestions.
14 Creative Ways to Engage Students from Iowa State University’s Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
The Online Instructional Activities Index from the University of Illinois Springfield provides a list of instructional activities and ideas for using them in your course
Groups and Group Work resources collected by Seneca’s Teaching & Learning Centre