NSSE Sightings

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, […]

NSSE presentations at AERA

NSSE presentations at AERA

Attending AERA in Toronto this year? Consider adding NSSE researchers’ presentations to your schedule. Saturday Fassett, K., BrckaLorenz, A., Strickland, J., and A. Ribera. Time well spent: Flipped classrooms and effective teaching practices. Sat., April 6, 8 to 9:30am. Priddie, C., Palmer, D., Silberstein, S., and A., BrckaLorenz. Centering Black women faculty: Magnifying powerful voices. Sat, April 6, 10:25 to 11:55am. BrckaLorenz, A., Fassett, K., […]

Inclusivity and Diversity Research at AAC&U DESS Conference

Inclusivity and Diversity Research at AAC&U DESS Conference

Location: Bob and Dolores Hope Room, MEZZANINE LEVEL Session 18: Improving Diversity and Inclusion in College Courses Should Account for Varied Faculty Roles Presenters: Allison BrckaLorenz and Thomas Nelson Laird Findings on diversity and inclusion from NSSE and FSSE research will be shared at the 2019 AAC&U Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, from March 28th to 30th. Find more about the […]

NSSE Institute and NASPA 2019

NSSE Institute and NASPA 2019

If you’ll be attending the 2019 Annual NASPA Conference to celebrate the 100th anniversary this year, be sure to add presentations by NSSE researchers to your conference agenda. Find the program here, and presentation information below. Tuesday, March 12th: Creating a Lasting Impact: Constructing and Assessing Significant Student Learning Opportunities 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM, 405 – LA Convention Center Dajanae Palmer, Samantha Silberstein, and Jillian […]

NSSE at the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education Conference

NSSE at the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education Conference

If you’ll be attending the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education Conference this year, be sure to add presentations by NSSE researchers to your conference agenda. Find the program here, and presentation information below. Thursday, March 7th: Searching for Belonging: Queer-Spectrum and Trans-Spectrum Students of Color in American Higher Education 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m, Concurrent Session DD1 – Millennium Hall Maren Greathouse, Susan […]

Need Time and Space to Consider and Act on Your NSSE Data? Apply to TLNI!

Need Time and Space to Consider and Act on Your NSSE Data? Apply to TLNI!

Are you using your NSSE data to maximum advantage, specifically to study and create more equitable, high-quality learning and teaching experiences? If not, bring your team to an intensive, adult summer camp on the Puget Sound — the 4th annual Using Evidence to Improve: Teaching and Learning National Institute (TLNI).  Apply now! NSSE will co-sponsor, Using Evidence to Improve: TLNI, July 28–July 31, 2019, in […]

National Advisory Board Meeting

National Advisory Board Meeting

Alexander C. McCormick and Allison BrckaLorenz – Members of NSSE, FSSE, and BCSSE staff recently met with NSSE’s National Advisory Board to discuss important issues about higher education and the future of NSSE. Hosted at Lumina Foundation’s Indianapolis headquarters, the meeting opened with an enthusiastic welcome for three new board members: Loren J. Blanchard, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs at the California […]