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National Survey of Student Engagement, 2012
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: National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement
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Willmott, Kristen E.; Wall, Andrew F. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2012
This case explores various entrepreneurial initiatives introduced by Dr. Ron Dow, dean of libraries, at a private, research-extensive institution in the northeastern United States. The case serves as an example of how entrepreneurial ideas can be applied within educational contexts, specifically, the academic support context of the university…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Research Libraries, Library Administration, Educational Innovation
Moorman, Marta; Schlatter, Barbara E.; Hurd, Amy R. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2007
Adventure recreation activities like mountain biking, bouldering, and kayaking used to require considerable travel to unique locations. This is changing, however, as the new trend emerges in the United State of providing adventure recreation experiences in cities and towns, such as New York City and Golden, Colorado. This article highlights…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Quality of Life, Recreation, Physical Education Teachers
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Dublin, Thomas; Sklar, Kathryn Kish – History Teacher, 2002
Worldwide web technology is a perfect match for teaching about history. The technology boosts teachers capacities because it gives its students access to the documents that reveal the processes of historical change, and it helps students develop better analytic skills by learning to interpret documents. This amazing conjuncture of new technology…
Descriptors: United States History, Females, Womens Studies, Technology Uses in Education