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National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
Whitworth Report 2013 is now available.

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is designed to obtain, on an annual basis, information from scores of colleges and universities nationwide about student participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. The results will provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college. Survey items on The National Survey of Student Engagement represent empirically confirmed "good practices" in undergraduate education. That is, they reflect behaviors by students and institutions that are associated with desired outcomes of college.

The Whitworth 2013 Engagement Indicators Report contains mean scores given by first-year and senior Whitworth students on the 10 NSSE engagement indicators: Higher Order Learning, Reflective and Integrative Learning, Learning Strategies, Quantitative Reasoning, Collaborative Learning, Discussions with Diverse Others, Student-Faculty Interaction, Effective Teaching Practices, Quality of Interactions, and Supportive Environment. The report also contains comparisons of Whitworth's mean scores to mean scores of selected peer and aspirant schools, Carnegie peer schools and all NSSE schools.