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.