How Big is Big? How Small is Small? An Examination of Effect Sizes in NSSE Reports

How Big is Big? How Small is Small?  An Examination of Effect Sizes in NSSE Reports

Bob Gonyea (Indiana University Bloomington) and Lou Rocconi (University of Tennessee) – Effect sizes – statistics that indicate the magnitude of difference – play a crucial role in assessment, institutional research, and scholarly inquiry, where it is common with large sample sizes to find statistically significant relationships that are in fact trivial in importance. This study provides guidelines for NSSE users, researchers, policymakers, and assessment […]

Flipped Classrooms

Flipped Classrooms

Joe Strickland— Effective and innovative teaching practices should be utilized within higher education to keep pace with advancing technological tools to improve student learning and to reach the needs of a new generation of students. Flipped classrooms are one such innovative teaching strategy beginning to take hold in higher education. Flipped classrooms differ from a traditional lecture format in that students are instructed to review […]

NSSE presentations at CIES

NSSE presentations at CIES

If you plan on attending the annual Comparative and International Education Society conference in San Francisco, be sure to add NSSE researchers’ discussion of campus environments and international students’ perceptions of learning to your agenda. Learn more about the conference and find session information here. Oktafiga, D., Nelson Laird, T., and BrckaLorenz, A. Comparison of the effects of campus environment and teaching practices on international […]

NSSE presentations at ACRL

NSSE presentations at ACRL

Join NSSE researchers as they discuss the Information Literacy Module at the annual meeting for the Association of College and Research Libraries in Cleveland, OH, April 10th to 13th. Use the searchable schedule to learn more about this and other programs. Don’t miss this opportunity to weigh in on the module’s revision! Fosnacht, K. NSSE’s Experiences with Information Literacy Module: a Refresh. Thursday, April 11th, […]