Assessment Data Asterisk: What Can NSSE Campuses Learn from Spring 2020 Results?

Assessment Data Asterisk: What Can NSSE Campuses Learn from Spring 2020 Results?

By Jillian Kinzie, NSSE Institute The Spring 2020 disruption caused by the coronavirus affected every aspect of undergraduate education, including our best laid assessment plans. Rapidly changed circumstances prompted the addition of an asterisk to information associated with the spring term, including semester grade records, end of course evaluations, licensure exam scores, and assessment data, among others. Adding lengthy, descriptive footnotes to reports and files […]

Save the Data: Crisis and Survey Management

Save the Data: Crisis and Survey Management

Kyle Fassett – At the Association for Institution Research (AIR) annual forum in Denver, CO, my colleague, Allison BrckaLorenz, and I led a discussion on managing data during crises. Institutional researchers are often responsible for sound data collection and tracking enrollment patterns thus it is crucial to consider how crises may hinder or improve projections. The session was rooted in a study that examined institutions […]