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2.1 million students from 716 colleges and universities have been invited to complete NSSE 2014

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More than 2 million students at 640 U.S. campuses and 76 Canadian universities have been invited to complete NSSE 2014. Nearly 300 campuses are participating in one of 12 consortia or 9 state systems, and even more have opted to append a topical module (new to NSSE in 2013) on 8 timely topics in higher education including, academic advising, civic engagement, experiences with diverse perspectives, technology, global perspectives, and writing.
Results feature findings on new Engagement Indicators, topics of special interest to institutions including academic advising and technology, the online student experience, and an exploration of the relationship between higher-order learning and other indicators of academic challenge. The full report and press release are available for download.
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Access the Report Builder—Institution Version via your Institution Interface to instantly generate custom reports using institution-specific NSSE data. Read more ...
With support from The Kresge Foundation and Greater Texas Foundation, NSSE and the Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) have joined with Excelencia in Education in a special project focused on helping 12 pairs of institutions strengthen Latino student engagement, transfer, and college completion.
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Read the Change magazine article (May/June 2013) summarizing lessons from NSSE's first 13 years and features of the updated survey. Read more ...
Papers and slides from presentations on topics including, "How Important are High Response Rates for College Surveys?" and "Student Perspectives on the Importance and Use of Technology in Learning" are available here.

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NSSE results regarding educational practices and student experiences are good proxy measures for growth in important educational outcomes such as critical thinking, moral reasoning, intercultural effectiveness, personal well-being, and a positive orientation toward literacy activities.

Ernest T. Pascarella, Tricia A. Seifert, and Charles Blaich (Change, Jan/Feb 2010)

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