ERIC Number: ED482218
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jun
Student Affairs Administrators: Building Collaborations with Students and Academic Affairs for Institutional Improvement. National Roundtable Series.
During the 2002-2003 academic year, six roundtables were held to explore uses of the data from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) for improvement of student learning. This paper describes the roundtable discussion held in St. Louis, Missouri, in March 2003. Participants were student affairs administrators from a range of institutions across the United States with representation from nearly every sector of higher education. Participants focused on the ways student affairs administrators have used data from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) on their campuses. Specific topics were: (1) the impact of NSSE data use; (2) ways that data are used by participants to meet divisional missions; (3) ways in which student affairs staff can interpret NSSE data for students and other members of the community; (4) possible applications of the data that are desirable but that have not yet been attempted; and (5) tracking access and use of NSSE data by constituents. Important themes and issues that emerged from the roundtable include key institutional uses of NSSE data, creative uses of data by student affairs administrators, and ideas for improving data collection and use. (Author/SLD)
Descriptors: College Students, Data Analysis, Educational Improvement, Higher Education, Information Utilization, National Surveys, Research Utilization, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Student Surveys
For full text: http://www.aahe.org/DEEP/56029%20NASPA%20Roundtable.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Survey of Student Engagement