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					                                                                                                                                   NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                           Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                 Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                           Women's
FY= 10
                                                                                                                  Humanities           Brenau              Colleges                      Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
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                                                                                                                 In your experience at your institution during the current school year, about how often have you done each of
1.   Academic and Intellectual Experiences                                                                       the following? 1=Never, 2=Sometimes, 3=Often, 4=Very often
          Asked questions in class or contributed to class                                               FY            2.78               3.00          3.10       -.39 -.12             2.85       -.09 .17              2.85       -.08 .17
     a.                                                                            CLQUEST      ACL
          discussions                                                                                    SR            3.20               3.39          3.44       -.32 -.06             3.15       .06 .29               3.12       .09 .31
                                                                                                         FY            3.10               2.63          2.44       .83 .24               2.32       .96 .38               2.29       .99 .42
     b.   Made a class presentation                                                CLPRESEN     ACL
                                                                                                         SR            3.40               3.24          3.08       .39 .19               2.86       .62 .43               2.79       .69 .50
          Prepared two or more drafts of a paper or                                                      FY            3.60               3.11          2.88       .76 .25               2.77       .86 .36               2.70       .91 .41
     c.                                                                            REWROPAP
          assignment before turning it in                                                                SR            2.50               2.89          2.64       -.15 .26              2.57       -.07 .33              2.51       -.01 .39
        Worked on a paper or project that required
     d. integrating ideas or information from                                      INTEGRAT              FY            3.50               3.27          3.25       .34 .03               3.12       .48 .19               3.11       .49 .20
        various sources                                                                                  SR            3.70               3.57          3.53       .27 .07               3.36       .47 .29               3.35       .47 .30
        Included diverse perspectives (different races,
     e. religions, genders, political beliefs, etc.) in class                      DIVCLASS              FY            3.40               2.99          2.96       .51 .02               2.82       .66 .19               2.80       .68 .21
        discussions or writing assignments                                                               SR            3.10               3.10          3.09       .01 .01               2.89       .23 .24               2.85       .27 .27
          Come to class without completing readings or                                                   FY            2.00               1.83          1.91       .13 -.11              1.96       .06 -.17              1.99       .01 -.21
     f.                                                                            CLUNPREP
          assignments                                                                                    SR            1.90               1.88          1.97       -.09 -.12             2.03       -.16 -.19             2.09       -.24 -.26
          Worked with other students on projects during                                                  FY            2.80               2.48          2.49       .35 -.01              2.48       .37 .00               2.46       .40 .03
     g.                                                                            CLASSGRP     ACL
          class                                                                                          SR            2.33               2.81          2.60       -.30 .25              2.62       -.33 .21              2.56       -.25 .28
          Worked with classmates outside of class to                                                     FY            3.20               2.47          2.67       .60 -.24              2.40       .89 .08               2.45       .84 .02
     h.                                                                             OCCGRP      ACL
          prepare class assignments                                                                      SR            2.89               2.95          2.85       .04 .11               2.73       .17 .23               2.78       .12 .19
          Put together ideas or concepts from different
     i.   courses when completing assignments or during                            INTIDEAS              FY            3.00               2.71          2.76       .29 -.06              2.63       .44 .09               2.65       .43 .08
          class discussions                                                                              SR            3.00               3.10          3.08       -.11 .02              2.93       .08 .20               2.95       .05 .18
          Tutored or taught other students                                                               FY            1.78               1.74          1.78       .00 -.04              1.65       .15 .11               1.70       .10 .05
     j.                                                                             TUTOR       ACL
          (paid or voluntary)                                                                            SR            2.00               1.77          1.98       .02 -.21              1.81       .20 -.04              1.86       .15 -.09
          Participated in a community-based project (e.g.                                                FY            2.00               1.72          1.74       .28 -.02              1.59       .49 .16               1.60       .47 .14
     k.                                                                            COMMPROJ     ACL
          service learning) as part of a regular course                                                  SR            1.50               1.95          2.03       -.54 -.08             1.77       -.29 .20              1.74       -.26 .24
          a
            Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
          b
            * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
          c
              Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                   -1-
                                                                                                                             NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                 Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                 Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                          Women's
FY= 10
                                                                                                                Humanities     Brenau     Colleges                       Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
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       Used an electronic medium (listserv, chat group,
  l.   Internet, instant messaging, etc.) to discuss or                           ITACADEM     EEE      FY         2.67         2.85    2.63       .04 .21               2.61       .06 .23               2.64       .03 .20
       complete an assignment                                                                           SR         2.90         3.21    2.87       .03 .34               2.87       .03 .33               2.88       .02 .33
                                                                                                        FY         3.67         3.54    3.34       .44 .27               3.21       .57 .41               3.21       .58 .41
  m.   Used e-mail to communicate with an instructor                               EMAIL
                                                                                                        SR         3.60         3.62    3.61       -.02 .01              3.44       .22 .24               3.45       .20 .23
                                                                                                        FY         2.89         2.84    2.81       .09 .04               2.67       .25 .20               2.65       .27 .22
  n.   Discussed grades or assignments with an instructor                         FACGRADE      SFI
                                                                                                        SR         2.40         2.93    3.03       -.73 -.11             2.86       -.53 .08              2.84       -.50 .11
       Talked about career plans with a faculty member                                                  FY         2.44         2.42    2.47       -.04 -.06             2.23       .23 .20               2.22       .24 .21
  o.                                                                              FACPLANS      SFI
       or advisor                                                                                       SR         2.30         2.22    2.73       -.45 -.53             2.41       -.12 -.20             2.43       -.13 -.21
       Discussed ideas from your readings or classes                                                    FY         2.56         1.97    2.03       .57 -.05              1.90       .73 .09               1.89       .74 .09
  p.                                                                              FACIDEAS      SFI
       with faculty members outside of class                                                            SR         2.30         1.94    2.31       -.02 -.40             2.08       .23 -.15              2.09       .23 -.16
       Received prompt written or oral feedback from                                                    FY         3.00         2.99    2.91       .11 .10               2.70       .35 .34               2.70       .36 .35
  q.                                                                              FACFEED       SFI
       faculty on your academic performance                                                             SR         3.20         2.98    3.04       .20 -.08              2.84       .44 .17               2.83       .45 .19
     Worked harder than you thought you could to meet                                                   FY         3.00         2.85    2.90       .11 -.06              2.75       .29 .11               2.73       .32 .14
  r.                                                                              WORKHARD     LAC
     an instructor's standards or expectations                                                          SR         2.70         3.05    2.97       -.33 .09              2.82       -.14 .27              2.78       -.10 .30
     Worked with faculty members on activities other
  s. than coursework (committees, orientation, student                            FACOTHER      SFI     FY         2.11         1.85    1.85       .27 .00               1.67       .51 .21               1.66       .51 .22
     life activities, etc.)                                                                             SR         2.20         1.75    2.16       .04 -.40              1.82       .40 -.07              1.85       .36 -.10
     Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with
  t. others outside of class (students, family members,                           OOCIDEAS     ACL      FY         3.33         2.69    2.95       .44 -.31              2.75       .66 -.07              2.77       .64 -.08
     co-workers, etc.)                                                                                  SR         2.90         2.92    3.08       -.22 -.19             2.89       .01 .03               2.90       .00 .02
       Had serious conversations with students of a                                                     FY         3.22         2.86    2.64       .56 .21               2.57       .63 .28               2.61       .59 .24
  u.                                                                              DIVRSTUD     EEE
       different race or ethnicity than your own                                                        SR         3.00         2.86    2.71       .29 .14               2.66       .34 .20               2.68       .32 .18
     Had serious conversations with students who are
  v. very different from you in terms of their religious                          DIFFSTU2     EEE      FY         3.22         2.75    2.81       .42 -.07              2.65       .56 .09               2.69       .53 .06
     beliefs, political opinions, or personal values                                                    SR         3.00         2.77    2.86       .15 -.09              2.69       .31 .08               2.72       .28 .05

       a
           Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
       b
           * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
       c
           Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                      -2-
                                                                                                                                     NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                            Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                  Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                           Women's
FY= 10
                                                                                                                    Humanities           Brenau            Colleges                       Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
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                                                                                                                   During the current school year, how much has your coursework emphasized the following mental activities?
2.   Mental Activities                                                                                             1=Very little, 2=Some, 3=Quite a bit, 4=Very much
        Memorizing facts, ideas, or methods from your
     a. courses and readings so you can repeat them in                               MEMORIZE              FY            2.78              2.88          3.00       -.25 -.13             2.97       -.22 -.10             2.95       -.20 -.08
        pretty much the same form                                                                          SR            2.40              2.82          2.73       -.36 .10              2.83       -.47 -.01             2.80       -.44 .03
        Analyzing the basic elements of an idea,
        experience, or theory, such as examining a
     b.                                                                              ANALYZE      LAC
        particular case or situation in depth and considering                                              FY            3.56              3.23          3.30       .34 -.09              3.10       .58 .16               3.15       .53 .11
        its components                                                                                     SR            3.40              3.30          3.44       -.05 -.20             3.26       .18 .05               3.29       .14 .01
        Synthesizing and organizing ideas, information, or
     c. experiences into new, more complex interpretations                           SYNTHESZ     LAC      FY            2.89              3.03          3.11       -.28 -.11             2.91       -.02 .14              2.94       -.06 .10
        and relationships                                                                                  SR            3.00              3.21          3.28       -.37 -.09             3.07       -.09 .17              3.10       -.12 .13
        Making judgments about the value of info.,
        arguments, or methods, such as examining how
     d.                                                                              EVALUATE     LAC
        others gathered and interpreted data and assessing                                                 FY            3.33              3.15          3.08       .30 .08               2.95       .45 .23               2.94       .45 .24
        the soundness of their conclusions                                                                 SR            2.90              3.17          3.22       -.40 -.06             3.04       -.17 .15              3.05       -.17 .14
          Applying theories or concepts to practical                                                       FY            3.56              3.25          3.20       .45 .05               3.06       .60 .23               3.08       .57 .19
     e.                                                                              APPLYING     LAC
          problems or in new situations                                                                    SR            3.20              3.39          3.42       -.30 -.03             3.24       -.05 .19              3.25       -.07 .17
                                                                                                                   During the current school year, about how much reading and writing have you done?
3.   Reading and Writing                                                                                           1=None, 2=1-4, 3=5-10, 4=11-20, 5=More than 20
          Number of assigned textbooks, books, or                                                          FY            3.44              3.26          3.57       -.14 -.33             3.24       .20 .02               3.27       .17 -.01
     a.                                                                              READASGN     LAC
          book-length packs of course readings                                                             SR            3.50              3.29          3.51       -.01 -.21             3.18       .31 .11               3.21       .28 .08
        Number of books read on your own (not assigned)                                                    FY            2.67              2.11          2.09       .64 .02               2.07       .64 .04               2.07       .64 .04
     b.                                                                              READOWN
        for personal enjoyment or academic enrichment                                                      SR            2.30              2.22          2.16       .15 .07               2.19       .11 .03               2.20       .10 .02
          Number of written papers or reports of 20 pages or                                               FY            1.67              1.31          1.29       .53 .02               1.33       .45 -.03              1.32       .46 -.02
     c.                                                                              WRITEMOR     LAC
          more                                                                                             SR            1.60              1.55          1.76       -.20 -.27             1.64       -.05 -.11             1.65       -.06 -.12
          Number of written papers or reports between 5                                                    FY            2.33              2.20          2.38       -.06 -.21             2.23       .12 -.04              2.27       .07 -.08
     d.                                                                              WRITEMID     LAC
          and 19 pages                                                                                     SR            2.60              2.48          2.79       -.20 -.33             2.52       .08 -.05              2.55       .05 -.08
          a
              Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
          b
              * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
          c
              Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                    -3-
                                                                                                                                     NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                            Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                  Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                            Women's
FY= 10
                                                                                                                    Humanities           Brenau             Colleges                      Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
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          Number of written papers or reports of fewer than                                                FY            3.78               3.00         3.12       .64 -.12              3.03       .72 -.03              3.03       .72 -.03
     e.                                                                              WRITESML     LAC
          5 pages                                                                                          SR            3.30               2.72         3.13       .15 -.36              2.96       .29 -.21              3.00       .26 -.25
                                                                                                                   In a typical week, how many homework problem sets do you complete?
4.   Problem Sets                                                                                                  1=None, 2=1-2, 3=3-4, 4=5-6, 5=More than 6
          Number of problem sets that take you more than an                                                FY            3.78               3.01         2.88       .81 .11               2.68       .99 .29               2.74       .92 .24
     a.                                                                              PROBSETA
          hour to complete                                                                                 SR            3.00               2.96         2.61       .32 .29               2.67       .27 .24               2.67       .27 .24
          Number of problem sets that take you less than an                                                FY            3.00               2.88         2.80       .16 .06               2.84       .13 .03               2.79       .17 .07
     b.                                                                              PROBSETB
          hour to complete                                                                                 SR            3.00               2.38         2.32       .57 .06               2.46       .44 -.06              2.40       .49 -.01
5.   Examinations                                                                                                  1=Very little to 7=Very much
        Select the circle that best represents the extent to
        which your examinations during the current school                             EXAMS                FY            5.44               5.47         5.63       -.18 -.16             5.41       .03 .05               5.48       -.03 -.01
        year have challenged you to do your best work.                                                     SR            5.30               5.93         5.68       -.34 .22              5.52       -.17 .33              5.51       -.17 .34
                                                                                                                   During the current school year, about how often have you done each of the following?
6.   Additional Collegiate Experiences                                                                             1=Never, 2=Sometimes, 3=Often, 4=Very often
          Attended an art exhibit, play, dance, music, theater                                             FY            2.89               2.69         2.40       .53 .32               2.17       .77 .56               2.17       .77 .56
     a.                                                                              ATDART07
          or other performance                                                                             SR            2.70               1.89         2.29       .44 -.43              1.97       .80 -.09              2.03       .73 -.16
          Exercised or participated in physical fitness                                                    FY            2.33               2.71         2.91       -.58 -.20             2.80       -.44 -.08             2.82       -.47 -.11
     b.                                                                              EXRCSE05
          activities                                                                                       SR            2.60               2.45         2.84       -.24 -.38             2.65       -.05 -.19             2.72       -.12 -.26
          Participated in activities to enhance your                                                       FY            2.25               2.18         2.31       -.05 -.11             1.99       .24 .18               2.09       .14 .08
     c.                                                                              WORSHP05
          spirituality (worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)                                                 SR            2.40               2.63         2.30       .10 .31               2.09       .27 .48               2.16       .21 .42
          Examined the strengths and weaknesses of your                                                    FY            3.00               2.55         2.75       .29 -.23              2.59       .45 -.05              2.63       .41 -.09
     d.                                                                              OWNVIEW
          own views on a topic or issue                                                                    SR            2.70               2.84         2.83       -.16 .01              2.69       .01 .17               2.73       -.03 .13
        Tried to better understand someone else's views by
     e. imagining how an issue looks from his or her                                 OTHRVIEW              FY            2.78               2.87         2.95       -.21 -.09             2.80       -.02 .09              2.81       -.04 .07
        perspective                                                                                        SR            3.10               3.02         3.00        .12 .01              2.88        .26 .16              2.88        .25 .15
        Learned something that changed the way you                                                         FY            2.78               2.82         3.03       -.30 -.25             2.88       -.12 -.07             2.89       -.14 -.09
     f.                                                                              CHNGVIEW
        understand an issue or concept                                                                     SR            3.00               3.04         3.08       -.10 -.05             2.92        .10 .15              2.93        .08 .13

          a
              Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
          b
              * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
          c
              Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                    -4-
                                                                                                                                     NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                             Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                    Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                              Women's
FY= 10
                                                                                                                   Humanities             Brenau              Colleges                      Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
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                                                                                                                  Which of the following have you done or do you plan to do before you graduate from your institution?
                                                                                                                  (Recoded: 0=Have not decided, Do not plan to do, Plan to do; 1=Done. Thus, the mean is the proportion
7.   Enriching Educational Experiences                                                                            responding "Done" among all valid respondents.)
          Practicum, internship, field experience, co-op                                                  FY              .13                 .14           .07       .21 .25                .07        .23 .28              .07         .21 .25
     a.                                                                              INTERN04    EEE
          experience, or clinical assignment                                                              SR              .40                 .52           .63       -.49 -.23              .46       -.13 .12              .50        -.20 .05
                                                                                                          FY              .50                 .42           .45       .09 -.07               .36        .29 .12              .40         .21 .05
     b.   Community service or volunteer work                                        VOLNTR04    EEE
                                                                                                          SR              .80                 .54           .73       .15 -.44               .56        .48 -.05             .60         .40 -.14
        Participate in a learning community or some other
     c. formal program where groups of students take two                             LRNCOM04    EEE      FY              .38                 .18           .17       .56 .05                .16        .58 .06              .16         .57 .05
        or more classes together                                                                          SR              .20                 .35           .36       -.32 -.02              .26       -.14 .19              .27        -.15 .18
          Work on a research project with a faculty member                                                FY              .00                 .08           .05       -.23 .15               .06       -.24 .12              .05        -.24 .13
     d.                                                                              RESRCH04     SFI
          outside of course or program requirements
                                                                                                          SR              .30                 .13           .28       .04 -.35               .16        .39 -.08             .19         .27 -.16
                                                                                                          FY              .38                 .34           .49       -.22 -.30              .16        .59 .49              .21         .41 .32
     e.   Foreign language coursework                                                FORLNG04    EEE
                                                                                                          SR             1.00                 .53           .65       .73 -.27               .33       1.41 .41              .41        1.21 .25
                                                                                                          FY              .00                 .08           .03       -.17 .29               .03       -.18 .25              .03        -.18 .24
     f.   Study abroad                                                               STDABR04    EEE
                                                                                                          SR              .30                 .09           .29       .01 -.47               .10        .68 -.03             .14         .44 -.16
                                                                                                          FY              .00                 .10           .03       -.17 .41               .04       -.21 .29              .04        -.21 .30
     g.   Independent study or self-designed major                                   INDSTD04    EEE
                                                                                                          SR              .40                 .13           .23       .42 -.24               .14        .74 -.04             .17         .62 -.10
          Culminating senior experience (capstone course,                                                 FY              .00                 .05           .02       -.14 .21               .02       -.15 .18              .02        -.15 .19
     h.                                                                               SNRX04     EEE
          senior project or thesis, comprehensive exam, etc.)                                             SR              .60                 .18           .54       .12 -.73               .31        .63 -.27             .33         .58 -.31
                                                                                                                  Select the circle that best represents the quality of your relationships with people at your institution.
8.   Quality of Relationships                                                                                     1=Unfriendly, Unsupportive, Sense of alienation to 7=Friendly, Supportive, Sense of belonging
                                                                                                          FY             4.38                5.52          5.66       -.97 -.11             5.46       -.78 .04              5.49       -.81 .02
     a.   Relationships with other students                                           ENVSTU     SCE
                                                                                                          SR             5.90                5.96          5.84       .05 .09               5.63        .21 .25              5.65        .19 .24
                                                                                                                  1=Unavailable, Unhelpful, Unsympathetic to 7=Available, Helpful, Sympathetic
                                                                                                          FY             5.25                5.33          5.58       -.28 -.21             5.26       -.01 .05              5.27       -.01 .04
     b.   Relationships with faculty members                                         ENVFAC      SCE
          a
              Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
          b
              * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
          c
              Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                      -5-
                                                                                                                                      NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                              Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                    Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                             Women's
FY= 10
                                                                                                                     Humanities           Brenau             Colleges                       Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
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      b.   Relationships with faculty members                                          ENVFAC      SCE
                                                                                                            SR            5.70               5.45          5.83       -.11 -.31             5.50       .15 -.04              5.49       .16 -.03
                                                                                                                    1=Unhelpful, Inconsiderate, Rigid to 7=Helpful, Considerate, Flexible
         Relationships with administrative personnel and                                                    FY            5.25               4.90          5.17       .06 -.19              4.81       .29 .06               4.82       .28 .05
      c.                                                                              ENVADM       SCE
         offices                                                                                            SR            5.00               4.96          4.97       .02 -.01              4.69       .18 .16               4.69       .18 .16
                                                                                                                    About how many hours do you spend in a typical 7-day week doing each of the following?
                                                                                                                    1=0 hrs/wk, 2=1-5 hrs/wk, 3=6-10 hrs/wk, 4=11-15 hrs/wk, 5=16-20 hrs/wk, 6=21-25 hrs/wk, 7=26-30 hrs/wk,
9.    Time Usage                                                                                                    8=More than 30 hrs/wk
         Preparing for class (studying, reading, writing,
      a. doing homework or lab work, analyzing data,                                                        FY            4.88               4.17          4.54       .21 -.22              4.00       .55 .10               4.21       .41 -.03
                                                                                      ACADPR01     LAC
         rehearsing, and other academic activities)                                                         SR            4.40               4.43          4.56       -.09 -.08             4.15       .14 .16               4.29       .06 .08
                                                                                                            FY            2.25               1.51          1.84       .32 -.27              1.51       .61 .00               1.52       .59 -.01
      b.   Working for pay on campus                                                  WORKON01
                                                                                                            SR            2.60               1.25          2.01       .42 -.56              1.70       .60 -.30              1.84       .48 -.37
                                                                                                            FY            3.75               3.02          1.87 1.02 .61                    2.50       .55 .23               2.26       .68 .35
      c.   Working for pay off campus                                                 WORKOF01
                                                                                                            SR            3.30               5.19          3.06       .09 .80               4.09       -.28 .38              3.62       -.11 .56
         Participating in co-curricular activities
         (organizations, campus publications, student
      d.
         government, fraternity or sorority, intercollegiate                          COCURR01     EEE      FY            2.75               2.43          2.29       .33 .11               2.20       .35 .15               2.29       .29 .09
         or intramural sports, etc.)                                                                        SR            2.50               1.73          2.35       .09 -.39              1.99       .33 -.17              2.13       .24 -.26
           Relaxing and socializing (watching TV,                                                           FY            3.00               3.16          3.41       -.27 -.16             3.79       -.47 -.37             3.77       -.47 -.37
      e.                                                                              SOCIAL05
           partying, etc.)                                                                                  SR            2.80               2.81          3.39       -.41 -.41             3.46       -.43 -.42             3.53       -.47 -.46
           Providing care for dependents living with you                                                    FY            1.88               2.43          1.69       .12 .46               2.02       -.07 .22              1.89       .00 .31
      f.                                                                              CAREDE01
           (parents, children, spouse, etc.)                                                                SR            2.10               4.48          2.22       -.05 .96              2.81       -.28 .66              2.50       -.17 .83
                                                                                                            FY            2.75               2.38          2.10       .59 .25               2.36       .33 .02               2.31       .38 .06
      g.   Commuting to class (driving, walking, etc.)                                COMMUTE
                                                                                                            SR            2.40               2.39          2.21       .19 .18               2.46       -.05 -.05             2.37       .03 .02
                                                                                                                    To what extent does your institution emphasize each of the following?
10.   Institutional Environment                                                                                     1=Very little, 2=Some, 3=Quite a bit, 4=Very much
           Spending significant amounts of time studying and                                                FY            3.13               3.17          3.34       -.30 -.24             3.12       .01 .06               3.16       -.04 .01
      a.                                                                              ENVSCHOL     LAC
           on academic work
           a
               Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
           b
               * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
           c
               Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                     -6-
                                                                                                                                       NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                              Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                    Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                              Women's
FY= 10
                                                                                                                     Humanities            Brenau             Colleges                      Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
                                                                                                   Bench-                                                             Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect
    10
SR= Spending significant amounts of time studying and                                   Variable    mark    Class         Mean a                           Mean   a
                                                                                                                                                                      Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                 Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                            Mean   a
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Mean   a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Size   c

      a.                                                                              ENVSCHOL     LAC
           on academic work                                                                                 SR            3.40                3.38          3.35      .07 .03               3.13       .34 .31               3.16       .31 .28
           Providing the support you need to help you                                                       FY            3.00                3.20          3.36      -.48 -.21             3.08       -.10 .15              3.10       -.13 .12
      b.                                                                              ENVSUPRT     SCE
           succeed academically                                                                             SR            3.00                2.96          3.32      -.42 -.47             2.96       .04 -.01              2.98       .02 -.03
           Encouraging contact among students from different                                                FY            2.75                2.98          3.00      -.27 -.02             2.72       .03 .27               2.74       .01 .25
      c.                                                                              ENVDIVRS     EEE
           economic, social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds                                               SR            2.90                2.75          2.81      .09 -.06              2.57       .33 .18               2.57       .33 .18
           Helping you cope with your non-academic                                                          FY            2.75                2.41          2.54      .21 -.13              2.32       .44 .10               2.30       .46 .11
      d.                                                                              ENVNACAD     SCE
           responsibilities (work, family, etc.)                                                            SR            2.10                1.92          2.30      -.21 -.39             2.03       .07 -.12              2.04       .07 -.12
                                                                                                            FY            2.88                2.69          2.74      .15 -.05              2.53       .37 .17               2.54       .36 .17
      e.   Providing the support you need to thrive socially                          ENVSOCAL     SCE
                                                                                                            SR            2.30                2.11          2.52      -.23 -.43             2.26       .04 -.16              2.28       .02 -.18
         Attending campus events and activities (special
      f. speakers, cultural performances, athletic                                    ENVEVENT              FY            3.38                3.03          3.15       .27       -.13       2.82        .59        .22       2.87        .55        .17
         events, etc.)                                                                                      SR            3.00                2.22          3.03      -.03       -.88       2.56        .45       -.35       2.66        .35       -.45
                                                                                                            FY            3.25                3.42          3.38      -.17        .05       3.32       -.09        .13       3.33       -.10        .11
      g.   Using computers in academic work                                           ENVCOMPT
                                                                                                            SR            3.40                3.61          3.50      -.13        .15       3.44       -.05        .22       3.47       -.09        .19
                                                                                                                    To what extent has your experience at this institution contributed to your knowledge, skills, and personal
                                                                                                                    development in the following areas?
11.   Educational and Personal Growth                                                                               1=Very little, 2=Some, 3=Quite a bit, 4=Very much

                                                                                                            FY            3.13                3.34          3.38      -.34 -.06             3.18       -.06 .20              3.19       -.07 .19
      a.   Acquiring a broad general education                                        GNGENLED
                                                                                                            SR            3.30                3.26          3.50      -.29 -.33             3.25       .06 .01               3.27       .03 -.02
           Acquiring job or work-related knowledge                                                          FY            2.75                3.06          3.02      -.30 .05              2.83       -.08 .25              2.84       -.10 .24
      b.                                                                              GNWORK
           and skills                                                                                       SR            2.60                3.22          3.23      -.73 -.01             3.09       -.54 .13              3.08       -.53 .14
                                                                                                            FY            3.50                3.30          3.27      .29 .04               3.08       .51 .27               3.05       .53 .30
      c.   Writing clearly and effectively                                            GNWRITE
                                                                                                            SR            3.20                3.26          3.37      -.23 -.15             3.13       .08 .15               3.13       .08 .15
                                                                                                            FY            3.38                3.15          3.10      .32 .06               2.94       .50 .24               2.89       .54 .29
      d.   Speaking clearly and effectively                                           GNSPEAK
                                                                                                            SR            3.10                3.22          3.29      -.24 -.08             3.05       .05 .19               3.02       .09 .22
                                                                                                            FY            3.50                3.38          3.40      .13 -.03              3.22       .36 .21               3.25       .33 .18
      e.   Thinking critically and analytically                                       GNANALY

           a
               Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
           b
               * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
           c
               Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                     -7-
                                                                                                                                    NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                           Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                               Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                           Women's
FY= 10
                                                                                                                    Humanities          Brenau             Colleges                    Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
                                                                                                   Bench-                                                        Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect
SR= 10                                                                                  Variable    mark    Class        Mean a                       Mean   a
                                                                                                                                                                 Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                            Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                       Mean   a
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mean   a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Size   c

      e.   Thinking critically and analytically                                       GNANALY
                                                                                                            SR            3.60            3.46            3.59   .01 -.21              3.34       .34 .15               3.38       .29 .10
                                                                                                            FY            3.50            3.24            3.12   .44 .14               2.96       .63 .33               2.99       .59 .29
      f.   Analyzing quantitative problems                                            GNQUANT
                                                                                                            SR            2.60            3.24            3.21   -.72 .03              3.09       -.56 .18              3.11       -.59 .15
                                                                                                            FY            3.38            3.21            3.08   .35 .15               3.07       .36 .17               3.05       .37 .18
      g.   Using computing and information technology                                 GNCMPTS
                                                                                                            SR            2.50            3.33            3.23   -.87 .12              3.22       -.85 .14              3.22       -.84 .14
                                                                                                            FY            3.38            3.28            3.25   .16 .03               3.04       .39 .28               3.03       .40 .28
      h.   Working effectively with others                                            GNOTHERS
                                                                                                            SR            3.20            3.43            3.40   -.26 .05              3.19       .01 .29               3.19       .01 .28
                                                                                                            FY            2.14            1.96            2.03   .10 -.08              1.98       .15 -.03              1.94       .20 .02
      i.   Voting in local, state, or national elections                              GNCITIZN
                                                                                                            SR            2.10            1.90            2.44   -.32 -.51             2.14       -.04 -.24             2.12       -.02 -.22
                                                                                                            FY            3.00            3.10            3.10   -.12 .01              2.94       .07 .19               2.95       .05 .17
      j.   Learning effectively on your own                                             GNINQ
                                                                                                            SR            2.90            3.16            3.23   -.40 -.09             3.04       -.16 .13              3.07       -.19 .10
                                                                                                            FY            3.13            2.97            3.06   .08 -.09              2.83       .31 .15               2.84       .31 .14
      k.   Understanding yourself                                                      GNSELF
                                                                                                            SR            2.60            2.86            3.16   -.62 -.33             2.84       -.24 .01              2.86       -.27 -.01
           Understanding people of other racial and ethnic                                                  FY            2.88            3.01            2.89   -.01 .13              2.71       .17 .31               2.69       .19 .33
      l.                                                                              GNDIVERS
           backgrounds                                                                                      SR            2.80            2.75            2.91   -.12 -.17             2.70       .11 .05               2.69       .12 .06
                                                                                                            FY            2.88            2.76            2.84   .04 -.10              2.71       .19 .06               2.72       .17 .04
      m.   Solving complex real-world problems                                        GNPROBSV
                                                                                                            SR            2.50            2.82            2.98   -.53 -.17             2.79       -.30 .03              2.83       -.35 -.01
                                                                                                            FY            3.13            2.83            3.03   .11 -.22              2.72       .42 .11               2.73       .40 .10
      n.   Developing a personal code of values and ethics                            GNETHICS
                                                                                                            SR            2.50            2.72            3.11   -.65 -.41             2.75       -.24 -.03             2.77       -.26 -.04
                                                                                                            FY            2.63            2.51            2.86   -.24 -.37             2.46       .18 .05               2.50       .13 .01
      o.   Contributing to the welfare of your community                              GNCOMMUN
                                                                                                            SR            2.30            2.47            2.95   -.67 -.49             2.50       -.20 -.03             2.52       -.22 -.05
                                                                                                            FY            2.38            2.32            2.57   -.18 -.23             2.16       .20 .15               2.18       .18 .12
      p.   Developing a deepened sense of spirituality                                 GNSPIRIT
                                                                                                            SR            2.10            1.97            2.45   -.31 -.43             1.98       .11 -.01              2.00       .09 -.03
12.   Academic Advising                                                                                             1=Poor, 2=Fair, 3=Good, 4=Excellent

           a
               Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
           b
               * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
           c
               Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                -8-
                                                                                                                                   NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                           Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                          Women's
FY= 10
                                                                                                                   Humanities          Brenau             Colleges                      Carnegie Class                     NSSE 2010
                                                                                                 Bench-                                                           Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect                 Effect     Effect
SR= 10                                                                                Variable    mark    Class         Mean a                         Mean   a
                                                                                                                                                                  Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                             Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                        Mean   a
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mean   a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Size   c
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Size   c



         Overall, how would you evaluate the quality of
         academic advising you have received at your                                 ADVISE               FY            2.75              3.12          3.23      -.62 -.14             3.06       -.38 .08               3.07       -.39 .06
         institution?                                                                                     SR            3.80              2.90          3.17      .74 -.32              2.91       .95 -.01               2.94       .92 -.04
13.   Satisfaction                                                                                                1=Poor, 2=Fair, 3=Good, 4=Excellent
         How would you evaluate your entire educational                                                   FY            3.25              3.26          3.37      -.18 -.17             3.19       .09 .10                3.23       .03 .05
                                                                                    ENTIREXP
         experience at this institution?                                                                  SR            3.30              3.13          3.45      -.22 -.45             3.19       .15 -.08               3.24       .08 -.15
14.                                                                                                               1=Definitely no, 2=Probably no, 3=Probably yes, 4=Definitely yes
         If you could start over again, would you go to the                                               FY            3.00              3.08          3.30      -.37 -.27             3.19       -.24 -.14              3.24       -.29 -.19
                                                                                    SAMECOLL
         same institution you are now attending?                                                          SR            2.90              3.09          3.39      -.59 -.36             3.17       -.32 -.10              3.22       -.38 -.16
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         a
             Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
         b
             * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
         c
             Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                    -9-

				
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