Faculty teaching motivation and making institutional assessment meaningful are among topics NSSE researchers Allison BrckaLorenz, Bridget Yuhas, Tom Nelson Laird, and Sarah Hurtado; and NSSE Institute Associate Director Jillian Kinzie will discuss at the upcoming POD Network Conference in Montreal, Quebec, from October 25th to 29th. Learn how to make the most of institutional assessment results for and as faculty members, and explore insights from […]
Join NSSE Scholars as they share valuable lessons for student affairs professionals, institutional assessment, and NSSE survey customization at the 2017 AI in Indianapolis, IN. Find the complete schedule here, or browse NSSE scholar presentations below. In particular, please join Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director, NSSE Institute, and NILOA Senior Scholar as she takes part in the opening plenary panel discussion on Monday, October 23rd at […]
Join Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director, NSSE Institute and NILOA Senior Scholar; Thomas Nelson Laird, IU Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Postsecondary Research; and Alexander McCormick, IU Associate Professor and Director of the National Survey of Student Engagement as they speak about Exploring Disciplinary Differences in Global Engagement and Learning at the AAC&U Global Learning conference October 12-14 in New Orleans, LA. Read […]
Learn how high impact educational practices (HIPs) leave a lasting impact on students of the arts at the 2017 Social Theory, Politics, & the Arts conference in Minneapolis, MN. Discover links between HIPs and a variety of career and future educational outcomes during NSSE research analyst Angie Miller’s session. Find this and more informative sessions to attend in the detailed conference schedule. Saturday, October 14 […]
Connecting faculty input to academic advising at the NACADA Annual Conference in St. Louis, MO. Whether faculty, advising professional, or a faculty member who advises, improving academic advising processes remains important for students, educators, and the institution as a whole. Join NSSE Research Analysts Amy Ribera and Allison BrckaLorenz as they share insights from the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) on how to better […]
Tyler Clementi Center 2017 Academic Colloquium. On October 26, 2017, the Tyler Clementi Center of Rutgers University will host a daylong Academic Colloquium to highlight critical research on queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum student experiences in higher education. The program will feature a presentation of findings from the largest and first-ever meta-analysis of queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum student experiences in the history of American higher education, comparing […]
Kevin Fosnacht & Elijah Howe– Over the past half century, the emphasis of higher education has transitioned from the public good to private benefit. In 2014, over two-thirds of entering freshmen believed that increased earning power was the chief benefit of a college education (Eagan et al., 2015).Meanwhile, the percentage of freshmen who believed that keeping up with political affairs is essential or very important […]
FSSE researchers Allison BrckaLorenz (NSSE Research Analyst and FSSE Project Manager) and Bridget Yuhas (FSSE and NSSE Institute Project Associate), along with Rob Stupnisky (Associate Professor at the University of North Dakota), have been awarded the 2017 Robert J. Menges Award for Outstanding Research in Educational Development for their study entitled Why Do We Teach? Examining Faculty Teaching Experiences and Motivation.
Join NSSE Associate Director Jillian Kinzie at Drexel University’s Conference on Teaching and Learning Assessment for a discussion on NSSE data use in assessment processes at over fifty colleges and universities. Read the abstract, below, and add this session to your conference schedule here. Thursday, September 14; 11:15-12:15 p.m. “Acting on Data: Lessons about the Use of Student Engagement Results to Improve Student Learning” The […]
For the first post in our series of interviews with Center for Postsecondary Research (CPR) leaders, CPR graduate assistant Samantha Silberstein tracks down the origins of the NSSE Experiences with Writing Topical Module in her conversation with Bob Gonyea and Chuck Paine.