Catch up on happenings and current research at NSSE, FSSE, and BCSSE by visiting NSSE’s blog, NSSE Sightings. Recent posts include insights from outside experts on NSSE’s update of disability demographic items and California State University, Stanislaus’ qualitative study of student comments. Other recent posts focus on the COVID-19 pandemic including the development of the Coping with COVID Topical Module, a quick examination of how students and institutions navigated the fall 2020 semester, and tips for what colleges and universities should know about entering students in 2021.
Additional student-focused posts examined the relationship between persistence and intention to return, student participation in honors colleges, and student achievement goal orientation. Other posts focused on culturally inclusive teaching practices among STEM faculty, tips for assessing intersectional experiences, and the development of a measure for quality in high-impact practices.
Be sure to check out NSSE Sightings, and if you sight good engagement-related research, findings, tips, or stories, please let us know. As always, we welcome your ideas and feedback!