Climate, Academic, and Health Outcomes for Queer- and Trans-Spectrum Students

Climate, Academic, and Health Outcomes for Queer- and Trans-Spectrum Students

AllisonBrckaLorenz–Queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum students remain a significantly underserved population within higher education; despite the presence of significant disparities across measure of campus climate, academic, and health outcomes. In the context of institutional research, survey instruments measuring student experience have historically omitted demographic variables measuring sexual orientation and gender identity. In an increasingly data-driven culture, these omissions have rendered queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum students invisible to university […]

NSSE at SHEEO Higher Education Policy Conference

NSSE at SHEEO Higher Education Policy Conference

On August 8th Jillian Kinzie, Alexander McCormick and National Advisory Board member John Hayek presented at the SHEEO Higher Education Policy Conference. The title of the session was “Using Evidence to Promote Effective Educational Practice and the Success of all Students.” The topic of the session was inspired by creating tools to assure genuine success for all, which involves more than degree completion. We must […]

Exploring Creative Coursework with the Senior Transitions Topical Module

Exploring Creative Coursework with the Senior Transitions Topical Module

Angie Miller–In a recent special issue on creativity and education, Global Education Review included an article authored by NSSE Research Scientist Angie Miller that took a closer look at how seniors might experience creative coursework practices Previous research in both K-12 and higher education settings suggests that creativity training can be effective in academic situations and that educators in particular can have an impact on […]