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					                                                                                                                                   NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                           Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                          Women's
FY= 3
                                                                                                                  Psychology           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            3.67               3.00          3.10      .69 -.12              2.85       .96 .17               2.85       .96 .17
     a.                                                                            CLQUEST      ACL
              discussions                                                                                SR            3.43               3.39          3.44      -.01 -.06             3.15       .33 .29               3.12       .36 .31
                                                                                                         FY            3.00               2.63          2.44      .70 .24               2.32       .84 .38               2.29       .87 .42
     b.       Made a class presentation                                            CLPRESEN     ACL
                                                                                                         SR            3.43               3.24          3.08      .42 .19               2.86       .65 .43               2.79       .72 .50
              Prepared two or more drafts of a paper or                                                  FY            2.67               3.11          2.88      -.22 .25              2.77       -.10 .36              2.70       -.04 .41
     c.                                                                            REWROPAP
              assignment before turning it in                                                            SR            2.57               2.89          2.64      -.07 .26              2.57       .00 .33               2.51       .07 .39
        Worked on a paper or project that required
     d. integrating ideas or information from                                      INTEGRAT              FY            3.00               3.27          3.25      -.34 .03              3.12       -.16 .19              3.11       -.14 .20
        various sources                                                                                  SR            3.86               3.57          3.53      .51 .07               3.36       .68 .29               3.35       .69 .30
        Included diverse perspectives (different races,
     e. religions, genders, political beliefs, etc.) in class                      DIVCLASS              FY            2.33               2.99          2.96      -.74 .02              2.82       -.55 .19              2.80       -.52 .21
        discussions or writing assignments                                                               SR            3.67               3.10          3.09      .69 .01               2.89       .85 .24               2.85       .88 .27
              Come to class without completing readings or                                               FY            1.33               1.83          1.91      -.78 -.11             1.96       -.81 -.17             1.99       -.85 -.21
     f.                                                                            CLUNPREP
              assignments                                                                                SR            2.29               1.88          1.97      .43 -.12              2.03       .33 -.19              2.09       .24 -.26
              Worked with other students on projects during                                              FY            2.67               2.48          2.49      .20 -.01              2.48       .21 .00               2.46       .24 .03
     g.                                                                            CLASSGRP     ACL
              class                                                                                      SR            2.00               2.81          2.60      -.67 .25              2.62       -.69 .21              2.56       -.61 .28
              Worked with classmates outside of class to                                                 FY            2.00               2.47          2.67      -.78 -.24             2.40       -.44 .08              2.45       -.50 .02
     h.                                                                             OCCGRP      ACL
              prepare class assignments                                                                  SR            3.29               2.95          2.85      .48 .11               2.73       .60 .23               2.78       .55 .19
              Put together ideas or concepts from different
     i.       courses when completing assignments or during                        INTIDEAS              FY            2.67               2.71          2.76      -.12 -.06             2.63       .04 .09               2.65       .03 .08
              class discussions                                                                          SR            3.71               3.10          3.08      .80 .02               2.93       .94 .20               2.95       .92 .18
              Tutored or taught other students                                                           FY            3.00               1.74          1.78 1.35 -.04                  1.65 1.60 .11                    1.70 1.52 .05
     j.                                                                             TUTOR       ACL
              (paid or voluntary)                                                                        SR            1.86               1.77          1.98      -.12 -.21             1.81       .05 -.04              1.86       .00 -.09
              Participated in a community-based project (e.g.                                            FY            1.00               1.72          1.74      -.82 -.02             1.59       -.70 .16              1.60       -.71 .14
     k.                                                                            COMMPROJ     ACL
              service learning) as part of a regular course                                              SR            2.14               1.95          2.03      .12 -.08              1.77       .41 .20               1.74       .44 .24
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            Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
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            * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
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              Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                  -1-
                                                                                                                              NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                  Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                  Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                           Women's
FY= 3
                                                                                                                Psychology      Brenau     Colleges                       Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
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SR= 7                                                                               Variable    mark    Class      Mean   a
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           Used an electronic medium (listserv, chat group,
  l.       Internet, instant messaging, etc.) to discuss or                       ITACADEM     EEE      FY         2.33          2.85    2.63       -.29 .21              2.61       -.27 .23              2.64       -.30 .20
           complete an assignment                                                                       SR         2.57          3.21    2.87       -.30 .34              2.87       -.30 .33              2.88       -.30 .33
                                                                                                        FY         3.33          3.54    3.34       -.01 .27              3.21       .15 .41               3.21       .16 .41
  m.       Used e-mail to communicate with an instructor                           EMAIL
                                                                                                        SR         3.71          3.62    3.61       .16 .01               3.44       .38 .24               3.45       .36 .23
                                                                                                        FY         2.00          2.84    2.81       -.91 .04              2.67       -.76 .20              2.65       -.74 .22
  n.       Discussed grades or assignments with an instructor                     FACGRADE      SFI
                                                                                                        SR         3.00          2.93    3.03       -.03 -.11             2.86       .15 .08               2.84       .18 .11
           Talked about career plans with a faculty member                                              FY         2.33          2.42    2.47       -.15 -.06             2.23       .11 .20               2.22       .12 .21
  o.                                                                              FACPLANS      SFI
           or advisor                                                                                   SR         2.43          2.22    2.73       -.31 -.53             2.41       .01 -.20              2.43       .00 -.21
           Discussed ideas from your readings or classes                                                FY         1.67          1.97    2.03       -.38 -.05             1.90       -.25 .09              1.89       -.25 .09
  p.                                                                              FACIDEAS      SFI
           with faculty members outside of class                                                        SR         2.14          1.94    2.31       -.18 -.40             2.08       .06 -.15              2.09       .06 -.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         3.14          2.98    3.04       .13 -.08              2.84       .37 .17               2.83       .38 .19
     Worked harder than you thought you could to meet                                                   FY         2.67          2.85    2.90       -.28 -.06             2.75       -.10 .11              2.73       -.07 .14
  r.                                                                              WORKHARD     LAC
     an instructor's standards or expectations                                                          SR         3.14          3.05    2.97       .20 .09               2.82       .39 .27               2.78       .42 .30
     Worked with faculty members on activities other
  s. than coursework (committees, orientation, student                            FACOTHER      SFI     FY         1.67          1.85    1.85       -.20 .00              1.67       .00 .21               1.66       .00 .22
     life activities, etc.)                                                                             SR         2.29          1.75    2.16       .12 -.40              1.82       .48 -.07              1.85       .45 -.10
     Discussed ideas from your readings or classes with
  t. others outside of class (students, family members,                           OOCIDEAS     ACL      FY         2.33          2.69    2.95       -.73 -.31             2.75       -.47 -.07             2.77       -.49 -.08
     co-workers, etc.)                                                                                  SR         3.29          2.92    3.08       .25 -.19              2.89       .45 .03               2.90       .45 .02
           Had serious conversations with students of a                                                 FY         3.33          2.86    2.64       .67 .21               2.57       .74 .28               2.61       .70 .24
  u.                                                                              DIVRSTUD     EEE
           different race or ethnicity than your own                                                    SR         3.57          2.86    2.71       .85 .14               2.66       .91 .20               2.68       .89 .18
     Had serious conversations with students who are
  v. very different from you in terms of their religious                          DIFFSTU2     EEE      FY         3.00          2.75    2.81       .20 -.07              2.65       .34 .09               2.69       .31 .06
     beliefs, political opinions, or personal values                                                    SR         3.57          2.77    2.86       .76 -.09              2.69       .90 .08               2.72       .87 .05

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           Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
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           * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
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           Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                       -2-
                                                                                                                                    NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                            Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                 Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                           Women's
FY= 3
                                                                                                                    Psychology          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            3.67              2.88         3.00       .78 -.13              2.97       .82 -.10              2.95       .84 -.08
        pretty much the same form                                                                          SR            2.57              2.82         2.73       -.17 .10              2.83       -.29 -.01             2.80       -.25 .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            3.00              3.23         3.30       -.40 -.09             3.10       -.13 .16              3.15       -.19 .11
        its components                                                                                     SR            3.86              3.30         3.44       .62 -.20              3.26       .79 .05               3.29       .76 .01
        Synthesizing and organizing ideas, information, or
     c. experiences into new, more complex interpretations                           SYNTHESZ     LAC      FY            2.33              3.03         3.11       -.96 -.11             2.91       -.68 .14              2.94       -.73 .10
        and relationships                                                                                  SR            3.43              3.21         3.28       .19 -.09              3.07       .43 .17               3.10       .40 .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            3.67              3.15         3.08       .70 .08               2.95       .84 .23               2.94       .85 .24
        the soundness of their conclusions                                                                 SR            3.33              3.17         3.22       .14 -.06              3.04       .34 .15               3.05       .33 .14
              Applying theories or concepts to practical                                                   FY            3.33              3.25         3.20       .16 .05               3.06       .33 .23               3.08       .30 .19
     e.                                                                              APPLYING     LAC
              problems or in new situations                                                                SR            3.57              3.39         3.42       .20 -.03              3.24       .41 .19               3.25       .39 .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            3.33              3.26         3.57       -.25 -.33             3.24       .10 .02               3.27       .07 -.01
     a.                                                                              READASGN     LAC
              book-length packs of course readings                                                         SR            3.57              3.29         3.51       .06 -.21              3.18       .38 .11               3.21       .35 .08
        Number of books read on your own (not assigned)                                                    FY            2.00              2.11         2.09       -.10 .02              2.07       -.07 .04              2.07       -.07 .04
     b.                                                                              READOWN
        for personal enjoyment or academic enrichment                                                      SR            1.86              2.22         2.16       -.32 .07              2.19       -.34 .03              2.20       -.35 .02
              Number of written papers or reports of 20 pages or                                           FY            1.00              1.31         1.29       -.40 .02              1.33       -.43 -.03             1.32       -.43 -.02
     c.                                                                              WRITEMOR     LAC
              more                                                                                         SR            1.00              1.55         1.76       -.99 -.27             1.64       -.78 -.11             1.65       -.79 -.12
              Number of written papers or reports between 5                                                FY            2.33              2.20         2.38       -.05 -.21             2.23       .12 -.04              2.27       .07 -.08
     d.                                                                              WRITEMID     LAC
              and 19 pages                                                                                 SR            2.86              2.48         2.79       .07 -.33              2.52       .35 -.05              2.55       .31 -.08
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              Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
          b
              * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
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              Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                   -3-
                                                                                                                                     NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                            Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                  Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                           Women's
FY= 3
                                                                                                                    Psychology           Brenau            Colleges                       Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
                                                                                                  Bench-                                                            Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect
SR= 7                                                                                  Variable    mark    Class         Mean   a
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              Number of written papers or reports of fewer than                                            FY            4.00              3.00          3.12       .86 -.12              3.03       .94 -.03              3.03       .93 -.03
     e.                                                                              WRITESML     LAC
              5 pages                                                                                      SR            3.29              2.72          3.13       .14 -.36              2.96       .28 -.21              3.00       .24 -.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            3.33              3.01          2.88       .41 .11               2.68       .59 .29               2.74       .53 .24
     a.                                                                              PROBSETA
              hour to complete                                                                             SR            3.14              2.96          2.61       .44 .29               2.67       .39 .24               2.67       .39 .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            2.57              2.38          2.32       .21 .06               2.46       .09 -.06              2.40       .14 -.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            5.67              5.47          5.63       .03 -.16              5.41       .22 .05               5.48       .16 -.01
        year have challenged you to do your best work.                                                     SR            5.43              5.93          5.68       -.23 .22              5.52       -.07 .33              5.51       -.07 .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            3.00              2.69          2.40       .65 .32               2.17       .89 .56               2.17       .89 .56
     a.                                                                              ATDART07
              or other performance                                                                         SR            2.71              1.89          2.29       .46 -.43              1.97       .81 -.09              2.03       .75 -.16
              Exercised or participated in physical fitness                                                FY            3.00              2.71          2.91       .09 -.20              2.80       .19 -.08              2.82       .17 -.11
     b.                                                                              EXRCSE05
              activities                                                                                   SR            2.43              2.45          2.84       -.41 -.38             2.65       -.21 -.19             2.72       -.28 -.26
              Participated in activities to enhance your                                                   FY            2.00              2.18          2.31       -.28 -.11             1.99       .01 .18               2.09       -.08 .08
     c.                                                                              WORSHP05
              spirituality (worship, meditation, prayer, etc.)                                             SR            2.14              2.63          2.30       -.14 .31              2.09       .05 .48               2.16       -.01 .42
              Examined the strengths and weaknesses of your                                                FY            2.33              2.55          2.75       -.48 -.23             2.59       -.29 -.05             2.63       -.33 -.09
     d.                                                                              OWNVIEW
              own views on a topic or issue                                                                SR            3.57              2.84          2.83       .86 .01               2.69       .97 .17               2.73       .94 .13
        Tried to better understand someone else's views by
     e. imagining how an issue looks from his or her                                 OTHRVIEW              FY            3.33              2.87          2.95       .46 -.09              2.80       .61 .09               2.81       .60 .07
        perspective                                                                                        SR            3.43              3.02          3.00        .52 .01              2.88        .64 .16              2.88        .64 .15
        Learned something that changed the way you                                                         FY            2.67              2.82          3.03       -.44 -.25             2.88       -.26 -.07             2.89       -.27 -.09
     f.                                                                              CHNGVIEW
        understand an issue or concept                                                                     SR            3.57              3.04          3.08        .62 -.05             2.92        .79 .15              2.93        .78 .13

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              Weighted by gender and enrollment status (and size for comparisons).
          b
              * p<.05 ** p<.01 *** p<.001 (2-tailed).
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              Mean difference divided by pooled SD                                                                                                                                                                                    -4-
                                                                                                                                     NSSE 2010 Mean Comparisons
                                                                                                                                             Brenau University
                                                                                                                                                                                   Brenau compared with:
                                                                                                                                                             Women's
FY= 3
                                                                                                                   Psychology            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             .00                 .14           .07       -.28 .25               .07       -.27 .28               .07        -.28 .25
     a.                                                                              INTERN04    EEE
              experience, or clinical assignment                                                          SR             .86                 .52           .63        .46 -.23              .46        .79 .12               .50         .71 .05
                                                                                                          FY             .50                 .42           .45        .09 -.07              .36        .29 .12               .40         .21 .05
     b.       Community service or volunteer work                                    VOLNTR04    EEE
                                                                                                          SR             .71                 .54           .73       -.05 -.44              .56        .31 -.05              .60         .23 -.14
        Participate in a learning community or some other
     c. formal program where groups of students take two                             LRNCOM04    EEE      FY             .67                 .18           .17       1.34 .05               .16       1.38 .06               .16        1.35 .05
        or more classes together                                                                          SR             .29                 .35           .36       -.15 -.02              .26        .05 .19               .27         .05 .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             .57                 .13           .28        .65 -.35              .16       1.13 -.08              .19         .96 -.16
                                                                                                          FY             .33                 .34           .49       -.31 -.30              .16        .47 .49               .21         .31 .32
     e.       Foreign language coursework                                            FORLNG04    EEE
                                                                                                          SR             .86                 .53           .65        .43 -.27              .33       1.11 .41               .41         .92 .25
                                                                                                          FY             .00                 .08           .03       -.17 .29               .03       -.18 .25               .03        -.18 .24
     f.       Study abroad                                                           STDABR04    EEE
                                                                                                          SR             .29                 .09           .29       -.02 -.47              .10        .63 -.03              .14         .40 -.16
                                                                                                          FY             .00                 .10           .03       -.17 .41               .04       -.21 .29               .04        -.21 .30
     g.       Independent study or self-designed major                               INDSTD04    EEE
                                                                                                          SR             .29                 .13           .23        .14 -.24              .14        .41 -.04              .17         .32 -.10
              Culminating senior experience (capstone course,                                             FY             .33                 .05           .02       2.23 .21               .02       2.07 .18               .02        2.11 .19
     h.                                                                               SNRX04     EEE
              senior project or thesis, comprehensive exam, etc.)                                         SR             .86                 .18           .54        .63 -.73              .31       1.19 -.27              .33        1.13 -.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            6.00                5.52           5.66       .26 -.11             5.46        .39 .04               5.49        .37 .02
     a.       Relationships with other students                                       ENVSTU     SCE
                                                                                                          SR            6.00                5.96           5.84       .13 .09              5.63        .28 .25               5.65        .27 .24
                                                                                                                  1=Unavailable, Unhelpful, Unsympathetic to 7=Available, Helpful, Sympathetic
                                                                                                          FY            5.33                5.33           5.58      -.21 -.21             5.26        .05 .05               5.27        .05 .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= 3
                                                                                                                     Psychology           Brenau             Colleges                      Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
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      b.       Relationships with faculty members                                      ENVFAC      SCE
                                                                                                            SR            5.86               5.45         5.83       .02 -.31              5.50       .27 -.04              5.49       .28 -.03
                                                                                                                    1=Unhelpful, Inconsiderate, Rigid to 7=Helpful, Considerate, Flexible
         Relationships with administrative personnel and                                                    FY            5.00               4.90         5.17       -.12 -.19             4.81       .12 .06               4.82       .12 .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
9.    Time Usage                                                                                                    hrs/wk, 8=More than 30 hrs/wk
         Preparing for class (studying, reading, writing,
      a. doing homework or lab work, analyzing data,                                                        FY            4.33               4.17         4.54       -.12 -.22             4.00       .21 .10               4.21       .08 -.03
                                                                                      ACADPR01     LAC
         rehearsing, and other academic activities)                                                         SR            4.14               4.43         4.56       -.24 -.08             4.15       -.01 .16              4.29       -.08 .08
                                                                                                            FY            2.33               1.51         1.84       .39 -.27              1.51       .68 .00               1.52       .66 -.01
      b.       Working for pay on campus                                              WORKON01
                                                                                                            SR            1.14               1.25         2.01       -.62 -.56             1.70       -.37 -.30             1.84       -.44 -.37
                                                                                                            FY            2.67               3.02         1.87       .43 .61               2.50       .07 .23               2.26       .19 .35
      c.       Working for pay off campus                                             WORKOF01
                                                                                                            SR            2.14               5.19         3.06       -.35 .80              4.09       -.68 .38              3.62       -.52 .56
         Participating in co-curricular activities
         (organizations, campus publications, student
      d.
         government, fraternity or sorority, intercollegiate                          COCURR01     EEE      FY            3.33               2.43         2.29       .75 .11               2.20       .72 .15               2.29       .66 .09
         or intramural sports, etc.)                                                                        SR            3.57               1.73         2.35       .75 -.39              1.99 1.03 -.17                   2.13       .92 -.26
               Relaxing and socializing (watching TV,                                                       FY            3.33               3.16         3.41       -.05 -.16             3.79       -.27 -.37             3.77       -.27 -.37
      e.                                                                              SOCIAL05
               partying, etc.)                                                                              SR            3.43               2.81         3.39       .03 -.41              3.46       -.02 -.42             3.53       -.06 -.46
               Providing care for dependents living with you                                                FY            1.67               2.43         1.69       -.01 .46              2.02       -.19 .22              1.89       -.12 .31
      f.                                                                              CAREDE01
               (parents, children, spouse, etc.)                                                            SR            1.43               4.48         2.22       -.35 .96              2.81       -.55 .66              2.50       -.45 .83
                                                                                                            FY            2.33               2.38         2.10       .21 .25               2.36       -.02 .02              2.31       .02 .06
      g.       Commuting to class (driving, walking, etc.)                            COMMUTE
                                                                                                            SR            1.71               2.39         2.21       -.51 .18              2.46       -.63 -.05             2.37       -.59 .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            3.00               3.17         3.34       -.48 -.24             3.12       -.16 .06              3.16       -.21 .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= 3
                                                                                                                     Psychology           Brenau              Colleges                      Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
                                                                                                   Bench-                                                             Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect
    7
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            3.00               3.38          3.35       -.51 .03              3.13       -.17 .31              3.16       -.21 .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            3.14               2.96          3.32       -.23 -.47             2.96       .21 -.01              2.98       .19 -.03
               Encouraging contact among students from different                                            FY            3.33               2.98          3.00       .36 -.02              2.72       .63 .27               2.74       .62 .25
      c.                                                                              ENVDIVRS     EEE
               economic, social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds                                           SR            3.14               2.75          2.81       .34 -.06              2.57       .57 .18               2.57       .57 .18
               Helping you cope with your non-academic                                                      FY            2.67               2.41          2.54       .13 -.13              2.32       .36 .10               2.30       .37 .11
      d.                                                                              ENVNACAD     SCE
               responsibilities (work, family, etc.)                                                        SR            2.43               1.92          2.30       .13 -.39              2.03       .41 -.12              2.04       .41 -.12
                                                                                                            FY            3.00               2.69          2.74       .28 -.05              2.53       .49 .17               2.54       .49 .17
      e.       Providing the support you need to thrive socially                      ENVSOCAL     SCE
                                                                                                            SR            2.86               2.11          2.52       .36 -.43              2.26       .63 -.16              2.28       .60 -.18
         Attending campus events and activities (special
      f. speakers, cultural performances, athletic                                    ENVEVENT              FY            3.33               3.03          3.15        .22       -.13       2.82        .54        .22       2.87        .50        .17
         events, etc.)                                                                                      SR            3.14               2.22          3.03        .13       -.88       2.56        .59       -.35       2.66        .50       -.45
                                                                                                            FY            3.33               3.42          3.38       -.06        .05       3.32        .02        .13       3.33        .00        .11
      g.       Using computers in academic work                                       ENVCOMPT
                                                                                                            SR            3.43               3.61          3.50       -.10        .15       3.44       -.02        .22       3.47       -.05        .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            3.33               3.34          3.38       -.06 -.06             3.18       .20 .20               3.19       .19 .19
      a.       Acquiring a broad general education                                    GNGENLED
                                                                                                            SR            3.43               3.26          3.50       -.10 -.33             3.25       .22 .01               3.27       .19 -.02
               Acquiring job or work-related knowledge                                                      FY            3.00               3.06          3.02       -.02 .05              2.83       .19 .25               2.84       .17 .24
      b.                                                                              GNWORK
               and skills                                                                                   SR            3.00               3.22          3.23       -.26 -.01             3.09       -.10 .13              3.08       -.09 .14
                                                                                                            FY            3.00               3.30          3.27       -.34 .04              3.08       -.09 .27              3.05       -.05 .30
      c.       Writing clearly and effectively                                        GNWRITE
                                                                                                            SR            3.71               3.26          3.37       .45 -.15              3.13       .69 .15               3.13       .68 .15
                                                                                                            FY            3.00               3.15          3.10       -.12 .06              2.94       .07 .24               2.89       .12 .29
      d.       Speaking clearly and effectively                                       GNSPEAK
                                                                                                            SR            3.29               3.22          3.29       .00 -.08              3.05       .26 .19               3.02       .29 .22
                                                                                                            FY            3.33               3.38          3.40       -.10 -.03             3.22       .14 .21               3.25       .11 .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= 3
                                                                                                                    Psychology          Brenau            Colleges                     Carnegie Class                    NSSE 2010
                                                                                                   Bench-                                                        Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect
SR= 7                                                                                   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           3.71             3.46        3.59       .20 -.21              3.34       .49 .15               3.38       .45 .10
                                                                                                            FY           3.33             3.24        3.12       .25 .14               2.96       .43 .33               2.99       .40 .29
      f.       Analyzing quantitative problems                                        GNQUANT
                                                                                                            SR           2.83             3.24        3.21       -.44 .03              3.09       -.29 .18              3.11       -.32 .15
                                                                                                            FY           3.33             3.21        3.08       .29 .15               3.07       .31 .17               3.05       .32 .18
      g.       Using computing and information technology                             GNCMPTS
                                                                                                            SR           3.29             3.33        3.23       .07 .12               3.22       .08 .14               3.22       .08 .14
                                                                                                            FY           3.67             3.28        3.25       .52 .03               3.04       .73 .28               3.03       .73 .28
      h.       Working effectively with others                                        GNOTHERS
                                                                                                            SR           3.86             3.43        3.40       .61 .05               3.19       .79 .29               3.19       .79 .28
                                                                                                            FY           1.00             1.96        2.03       ### -.08              1.98       -.96 -.03             1.94       -.93 .02
      i.       Voting in local, state, or national elections                          GNCITIZN
                                                                                                            SR           1.86             1.90        2.44       -.54 -.51             2.14       -.27 -.24             2.12       -.25 -.22
                                                                                                            FY           2.00             3.10        3.10       ###        .01        2.94       ###        .19        2.95       ###        .17
      j.       Learning effectively on your own                                         GNINQ
                                                                                                            SR           3.29             3.16        3.23       .07 -.09              3.04       .28 .13               3.07       .25 .10
                                                                                                            FY           2.67             2.97        3.06       -.43 -.09             2.83       -.17 .15              2.84       -.18 .14
      k.       Understanding yourself                                                  GNSELF
                                                                                                            SR           3.43             2.86        3.16       .30 -.33              2.84       .59 .01               2.86       .57 -.01
               Understanding people of other racial and ethnic                                              FY           3.00             3.01        2.89       .12 .13               2.71       .30 .31               2.69       .32 .33
      l.                                                                              GNDIVERS
               backgrounds                                                                                  SR           3.14             2.75        2.91       .24 -.17              2.70       .45 .05               2.69       .46 .06
                                                                                                            FY           2.33             2.76        2.84       -.57 -.10             2.71       -.40 .06              2.72       -.42 .04
      m.       Solving complex real-world problems                                    GNPROBSV
                                                                                                            SR           3.14             2.82        2.98       .18 -.17              2.79       .37 .03               2.83       .33 -.01
                                                                                                            FY           2.33             2.83        3.03       -.76 -.22             2.72       -.39 .11              2.73       -.41 .10
      n.       Developing a personal code of values and ethics                        GNETHICS
                                                                                                            SR           3.29             2.72        3.11       .18 -.41              2.75       .52 -.03              2.77       .51 -.04
                                                                                                            FY           1.67             2.51        2.86       ### -.37              2.46       -.80 .05              2.50       -.84 .01
      o.       Contributing to the welfare of your community                          GNCOMMUN
                                                                                                            SR           3.43             2.47        2.95       .49 -.49              2.50       .91 -.03              2.52       .89 -.05
                                                                                                            FY           2.67             2.32        2.57       .10 -.23              2.16       .47 .15               2.18       .44 .12
      p.       Developing a deepened sense of spirituality                             GNSPIRIT
                                                                                                            SR           1.86             1.97        2.45       -.53 -.43             1.98       -.12 -.01             2.00       -.13 -.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= 3
                                                                                                                  Psychology          Brenau            Colleges                       Carnegie Class                     NSSE 2010
                                                                                                Bench-                                                           Effect     Effect                Effect     Effect                 Effect     Effect
SR= 7                                                                                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            3.67              3.12         3.23       .56 -.14              3.06       .74 .08                3.07       .72 .06
            institution?                                                                                 SR            3.00              2.90         3.17       -.20 -.32             2.91       .09 -.01               2.94       .06 -.04
13.   Satisfaction                                                                                               1=Poor, 2=Fair, 3=Good, 4=Excellent
            How would you evaluate your entire educational                                               FY            3.00              3.26         3.37       -.55 -.17             3.19       -.26 .10               3.23       -.31 .05
                                                                                   ENTIREXP
            experience at this institution?                                                              SR            3.14              3.13         3.45       -.44 -.45             3.19       -.07 -.08              3.24       -.14 -.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            3.67              3.08         3.30       .45 -.27              3.19       .57 -.14               3.24       .52 -.19
                                                                                   SAMECOLL
            same institution you are now attending?                                                      SR            3.14              3.09         3.39       -.30 -.36             3.17       -.04 -.10              3.22       -.09 -.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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