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Miller, Angie L.; Williams, Latosha M.; Silberstein, Samantha M. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
While previous literature documents the importance of sense of belonging for a positive educational experience, much of this research is focused on students early in their college careers and incorporates a single measure of sense of belonging. In contrast, the current study sought to explore whether senior students' faculty-related engagement…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Learner Engagement, Sense of Community, College Faculty
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Wang, Melissa; Bohn, Dawn M. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2018
Setting instructional goals to drive student engagement in the classroom is essential, as research has shown that improved student engagement in a course will affect student success, as well as the development of key personal and professional skills. Student engagement is a multifaceted concept with multiple perspectives. In focusing on the…
Descriptors: Foods Instruction, Learner Engagement, National Surveys, Student Surveys
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Almutairi, Fadiyah; White, Su – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to develop a model of measuring student engagement in a blended-massive open online course (MOOC) context. MOOCs are those that are delivered, usually by leading universities, with a promise to provide free high-quality education to an unlimited number of learners. They offer an opportunity for "blended" course…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Blended Learning, Educational Technology
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Gerhardt, Ira – PRIMUS, 2017
The recent introduction of a new course in mathematical modeling at Manhattan College has provided students with a valuable opportunity to gain practical experience utilizing tools in applying their mathematical abilities to a real-world problem. This paper describes the steps taken to create this class, from obtaining a real-world partner…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Models, Teaching Methods, Relevance (Education)
Pampel, Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative, multisite case study used Dee Fink's taxonomy of significant learning as a lens through which to examine the curricular structure, academic practices, and graduate outcomes for honors programs at Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Special attention was given to the distinctive quality of Ignatian pedagogy and…
Descriptors: Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Honors Curriculum, Outcomes of Education
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Alvarez-Bell, Rosa M.; Wirtz, Derrick; Bian, Hui – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2017
When implementing innovative teaching techniques, instructors often seek to gauge the success of their methods. Proposing one approach to assessing classroom innovation, this study examines the ability of students' ratings of engagement and instructional practices to predict their learning in a cooperative (team-based) framework. After identifying…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Educational Practices, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement
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Jensen, Kathrine; Bennett, Liz – International Journal for Academic Development, 2016
This paper explores a model for developing student and staff partnerships to enhance the quality of teaching and learning and situates the model in literature on student engagement. The model enables staff and students to step outside their normal roles and the traditional student-teacher relationship into a less pre-defined mode of interaction…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Partnerships in Education, Educational Improvement, Change Agents
Faculty Survey of Student Engagement, 2016
The Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) was designed to complement the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), and is coordinated by the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research. FSSE (pronounced "fessie") measures faculty members' expectations of student engagement in educational practices that are empirically…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, College Faculty, Learner Engagement
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2016
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and its companion projects serve colleges and universities committed to monitoring and improving the quality of the undergraduate experience. While participating institutions receive detailed customized reports, the "Annual Results" series presents noteworthy aggregate findings from the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, National Surveys, Educational Quality, Student Characteristics
Faculty Survey of Student Engagement, 2015
The Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) was designed to complement the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), and is coordinated by the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research. FSSE (pronounced "fessie") measures faculty members' expectations of student engagement in educational practices that are empirically…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, College Faculty, Learner Engagement
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2015
In 2015, the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) collected responses from more than 315,000 first-year and senior students attending 585 bachelor's degree-granting colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. This report presents selected NSSE results from students at 541 U.S. institutions or subsets of that group where…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, National Surveys, Educational Quality, Student Characteristics
Jacobs, Mary Ann – Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice, 2015
Can students teach their professors? The purpose of this study was to determine if students provided more immediate feedback to the professor on what engaged them and what distanced them in their learning and if the professor made changes to course delivery based on that feedback, would students become more engaged in their learning. In this…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Feedback (Response), Critical Incidents Method, Action Research
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Slagter, Tracy H.; Scribner, Druscilla L. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2014
"Interteach" is a method of guided discussion and feedback developed by Thomas Boyce and Philip Hineline in 2002. This method, primarily used in the psychology classroom, encourages greater student engagement and responsibility for learning by requiring extensive student preparation, peer-to-peer instruction, and peer evaluation. How can…
Descriptors: Political Science, Learner Engagement, Teaching Methods, Program Descriptions
Faculty Survey of Student Engagement, 2014
The Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE) was designed to complement the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), and is coordinated by the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research. FSSE (pronounced "fessie") measures faculty members' expectations of student engagement in educational practices that are empirically…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, College Faculty, Learner Engagement
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2014
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Learner Engagement, National Surveys, College Seniors
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