National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Results 2007 by Onlyondirect

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									                                                            National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Results 2007

NOTE: In some cases, a lower mean may be desirable.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 2005                     2007
Sec. Items with Significantly Lower ASU Means                                                                                                                                                                   Level
   I. Made a class presentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                         n/a
   I. Prepared 2+ drafts of a paper/assignment before turning it in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                                              n/a
   I. Worked on a paper/project that required integrating ideas from various sources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                                                        n/a
   I. Included diverse perspectives in class discussions or writing assignments                                    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY Sr        . . . . . . . . . Sr
   I. Worked with other students on projects outside of class to prepare class assignments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                                                          n/a
   I. Put together ideas or concepts from different courses when completing assignments or during class discussions                                                           . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sr     . . . . . . . . . Sr
   I. Used an electronic medium to discuss or complete an assignment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                                   . . . . . . . . . FY
   I. Used email to communicate with instructor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                      . . . . . . . . . Sr
   I. Discussed grades/assignments w/ instructor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                                    n/a
   I. Discussed ideas from reading or classes w/faculty outside of class                                 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                  n/a
   I. Worked harder than you thought you could to meet instructor’s standards or expectations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                                                                 n/a
   I. Worked with faculty on activities other than coursework (committees, student life activities, organizations, etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                                                                          n/a
   I. Discussed ideas from readings/classes with students, family, coworkers, etc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr . . . . . .                                       FY Sr
  II. Analyzing basic elements of an idea, theory such as examining a case in depth and considering its components . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr . . . . . .                                                               FY Sr
  II. Synthesizing/organizing ideas, information, or experiences into new, more complex interpretations and relationships . . . . . . . . . Sr                                                                               n/a
  II. Judging the value of arguments/methods (examining how others gathered & interpreted data and assessing their conclusions) . . . Sr                                                                                     n/a
  II. Applying theories or concepts to practical problems or in new situations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                                                    n/a
 III. Number of assigned textbooks, books, or book-length packs of course readings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                         FY Sr . . . . . .        FY Sr
 III. Number of books read on one’s own (not assigned) for personal enjoyment or academic enrichment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr
 III. Number of written papers/reports 20 or more pages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                      Sr                    n/a
 III. Number of written papers/reports between 5 and 19 pages                                 ...................................................                                                FY Sr . . . . . .        FY Sr
 III. Number of written papers/reports of fewer than 5 pages                              .....................................................                                                  FY Sr . . . . . .        FY Sr


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                                                                                                                                                                                                    2005                          2007
Sec. Items with Significantly Lower ASU Means cont.                                                                                                                                                                 Level
VI.     Attended an art exhibit, gallery, play, dance, or other theatre performance                                      . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr . . . . . . . . . . .   Sr
 VI. Examined the strengths and weaknesses of your own views on a topic or issue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                                                                       n/a
VI.     Tried to better understand someone else’s views by imagining how an issue looks from his or her perspective . . . . . . . . . . .                                                                Sr                             n/a
VII.    Planning to do/have participated in learning community or other program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                           FY                              n/a
VII. Planning to do/have done foreign language coursework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                   FY . . . . . . . .         FY Sr
VII. Planning to do/have done study abroad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                        FY . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr
VII. Planning to do/have done culminating senior experience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                    Sr . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr
 IX. Preparing for class (studying, reading, writing, rehearsing, etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                   FY . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr
 IX. Working for pay on campus                      ...........................................................................                                                                         FY                              n/a
 IX. Participating in co-curricular activities (organizations, student government, fraternities/sororities, intramural sports, etc.) . . .                                                               Sr                             n/a
 IX. Commuting to class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .              Sr                             n/a
  X. Encouraging contact among students from different economic, social, and racial or ethnic backgrounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                                          FY Sr                                n/a
  X. Helping you cope with your non-academic responsibilities (work, family, etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                              FY                              n/a
  X. Providing the support you need to thrive socially . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                     FY Sr                                n/a
 XI. Writing clearly and effectively . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                   Sr                             n/a
 XI. Speaking clearly and effectively . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                    Sr                             n/a
 XI. Analyzing quantitative problems                        .......................................................................                                                                      Sr                             n/a
 XI. Voting in local, state, or national elections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                       Sr                             n/a
 XI. Understanding yourself . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                Sr                             n/a
 XI. Understanding people of other racial/ethnic backgrounds                                    ...................................................                                                FY Sr                                n/a
 XI. Solving complex real-world problems                           ...................................................................                                                                   Sr                             n/a
 XI. Developing a personal code of values and ethics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                             Sr                             n/a
 XI. Contributing to the welfare of your community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY Sr                               . . . . . . . . . . . FY
 XI. Developing a deepened sense of spirituality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                           Sr                             n/a




2 NSSE 2005
NOTE: In some cases, a higher mean may not be desirable.
                                                                                                                                                                                             2005                        2007
Sec. Items with Significantly Higher ASU Means                                                                                                                                                            Level
    I. Prepared 2+ drafts of a paper/assignment before turning it in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY . . . . . . . .                       FY Sr
    I. Came to class without completing readings or assignments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY
    I. Worked with other students on projects during class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY . . . . . . . . . . . . FY
    I. Participated in a community-based project (e.g., service learning) as part of a regular course. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY
    I. Discussed grades/assignments with instructor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY
    I. Received prompt feedback from faculty on academic performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                          FY Sr
    I. Worked harder than you thought you could to meet instructor’s standards or expectations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                    FY Sr
  II. Memorizing facts, ideas, or methods to repeat them in pretty much the same form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr                                                            n/a
 VI. Exercised or participated in physical fitness activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY . . . . . . . . . . . . FY
 VI. Participated in activities to enhance your spirituality (worship, meditation, prayer, etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY . . . . . . . . . . . . Sr
VIII. Relationships with administrative personnel and offices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               FY Sr
 IX. Working for pay off campus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY . . . . . . . . . . . . FY
 IX. Participating in co-curricular activities (organizations, campus publications, student government, intramural sports, etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY
 IX. Commuting to class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FY . . . . . . . . . . . . FY
 XI. Using computing and information technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .               FY Sr




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