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Gary Whisenand Director, Institutional Research August 26, 2011. Presentation Overview. NSSE and the Concept of Student Engagement NSSE 2011 & Selected Whitworth Results Focus on Student-Faculty Interaction General comments Department Specific Questions & Discussion.

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gary whisenand director institutional research august 26 2011
Gary Whisenand

Director, Institutional Research

August 26, 2011

presentation overview
Presentation Overview
  • NSSE and the Concept of Student Engagement
  • NSSE 2011 & Selected Whitworth Results
  • Focus on Student-Faculty Interaction
    • General comments
    • Department Specific
  • Questions & Discussion
what is student engagement
What is Student Engagement?
  • What students do -- time and energy devoted to studies and other educationally purposeful activities
  • What institutions do-- using resources and effective educational practices to induce students to do the right things
  • Educationally effective institutions channel student energy toward the right activities
seven principles of good practice in undergraduate education
Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education

Student-faculty contact

Active learning

Prompt feedback

Time on task

High expectations

Experiences with diversity

Cooperation among students

Chickering, A. W. & Gamson, Z. F. (1987). Seven principles for good practice in undergraduate education. AAHE: Bulletin, 39 (7), 3-7.

nsse background
Launched with grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts in 1999, supported by institutional participation fees since 2002.

Nearly 1,500 baccalaureate-granting colleges and universities in the US and Canada have participated to date.

Institution types, sizes, and locations represented in NSSE are largely representative of U.S. baccalaureate institutions.

NSSE Background
goals of nsse project
Goals of NSSE Project
  • Focus conversations on undergraduate quality
  • Enhance institutional practice and improvement initiatives
  • Foster comparative and consortium activity
  • Provide systematic national data on “good educational practices”
nsse survey content
NSSE Survey Content

Student Behaviors

in College

Student Learning

& Development

Institutional Actions

And Requirements

Student Reactions

to College

Student Background

Information

nsse benchmarks of effective educational practice
NSSE Benchmarks ofEffective Educational Practice

Active & Collaborative Learning

Level of Academic Challenge

Enriching Educational Experiences

Student – Faculty Interaction

Supportive Campus Environment

survey administration
Survey Administration
  • All first-year & senior students are notified. Juniors are also invited to participate to obtain adequate feedback for smaller departments
  • Spring administration
  • Web-based
  • Multiple follow-ups to increase response rates
nsse 2011 survey population and respondents
NSSE 2011 Survey Population and Respondents
  • Almost two million students were invited to participate in NSSE 2011, with 537,605 responding
  • 1,130First-Year and Senior Whitworth students were invited to participate, with 42% responding
nsse 2011 institution response rates
NSSE 2011 Institution Response Rates

Whitworthresponse rate = 42%

NSSE 2011 Institutional Response Rates

All NSSE 2011 institutions = 33%

Paper mode institutions = 30%

Web-only institutions = 34%

Web+ institutions = 31%

whitworth results seniors
Thinking about your overall experience at this institution, how would you rate the quality of relationships with faculty and administrative personnel and offices?Whitworth Results - Seniors
whitworth seniors 2009 2011
Thinking about your overall experience at this institution, to what extent does the college encourage contact between students from different economic, social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds?Whitworth Seniors 2009 & 2011
whitworth findings
What percentage of our students (in comparison to selected peers) reported that coursework emphasized memorizing facts, ideas, or methods quite a bit or very much?WhitworthFindings
whitworth findings1
Item: Overall, how would you evaluate the quality of academic advising you have received at your institution? (Percent reporting Good or Excellent)Whitworth Findings
sfi multi year benchmarks
SFI Multi-Year Benchmarks

First-Year

Seniors

sfi items
SFI Items
  • Discussed grades or assignments with an instructor
  • Talked about career plans with a faculty member
  • Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with faculty members outside of class
  • Worked with faculty members on activities other than coursework (e.g. committees, student-life activities, etc.)
  • Received prompt written or oral feedback from faculty on your academic performance
  • Worked on a research project with a faculty member outside a course or program requirements
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Item: Worked with faculty members on activities other than coursework (committees, student life activities, etc.)
item talked about career plans with a faculty member or advisor selected departments by gender
Item: Talked about career plans with a faculty member or advisor – Selected departments by Gender