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Burkart, Edith Jenae – Online Submission, 2013
The purpose of this research was to investigate the effects of intensity of Facebook use and compare the effects of Facebook use with retention program participation on the engagement of college freshmen. The sample consisted of 141 freshmen at the University of West Florida (UWF). The participants were surveyed using questions from the National…
Descriptors: Social Networks, College Freshmen, Student Surveys, Statistical Analysis
Terry, Ron; Wygant, Steve; Olsen, Danny; Howell, Scott – Online Submission, 2007
Since its founding in 1875, Brigham Young University (BYU) has served a mission defined by its sponsoring institution which includes elements of character and spirituality (affective domain) in addition to the intellectual (cognitive domain). However, it is only since the establishment of the Office of Institutional Assessment and Analysis…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Religious Factors, Religion, Integrity
Gordon, Jonathan; Ludlum, Joe; Hoey, J. Joseph – Online Submission, 2006
While there exist many examples of institutional use of the results of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), there is a relative paucity of research explicitly linking student outcomes to responses on the survey. A major Doctoral-Extensive institution in the Southeast recently conducted a large-scale implementation of the National…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Graduate Study, Student Attitudes, National Surveys
Laird, Thomas F. Nelson; Kuh, George D. – Online Submission, 2004
Considerable efforts have been made to get students to use information technology for educational purposes. This study uses data from the 2003 administration of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) to investigate the relationships between student uses of information technology and other forms of student engagement. The results suggest…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Information Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning