It Takes a Team to Put NSSE Data to Use

It Takes a Team to Put NSSE Data to Use

Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director, NSSE Institute — Data teams are a popular approach in K-12 schools and districts, and in some colleges and universities. to increase the use of data to inform improvement.  Our studies of NSSE data use suggest that when a committee that is charged with promoting the survey, interpreting data, and acting on results considers NSSE; data get more traction on campus. […]

Differences in Biracial Student Engagement

Differences in Biracial Student Engagement

Allison BrckaLorenz and Jessica Harris – Very little is known about the engagement of students from mixed racial heritage (students whose parents are of two or more different races or ethnic backgrounds). Previous research indicates that mixed-race students experience their race differently than their monoracial peers and that race has a significant impact on college student experiences. Therefore, we investigated the engagement of students from […]

NSSE Thanks Dr. Pat Hutchings for Her Service

NSSE Thanks Dr. Pat Hutchings for Her Service

Dr. Pat Hutchings served as a member on NSSE’s National Advisory Board (NAB) from 2007 to 2014 and chaired the board from 2014 to 2016. In addition to serving on the board, Dr. Hutchings has been a Senior Scholar for both the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Her expertise in the scholarship of teaching […]