Tag Archives: Missouri State

Assessing the Assessors: Benefits of Feedback Surveys

Follow-up is often cited as the most important—and neglected—part of organizational projects. This is also true in academic assessment. Collecting and analyzing data is critical, but if it then sits unused, what’s the point? It could be making life easier

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Student Engagement Reports Have Arrived at MSU

Available Now on MSU’s Assessment Page Missouri State student engagement data is now officially available for viewing or download on the Assessment website. This data is broken into three categories: The NSSE (National Survey of Student Engagement) which is given

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This Week in Assessment: May 3 – 8

Another week in the Office of Assessment is in the books. We laughed. We cried. We consumed coffee by the gallons. It’s an adventure. Keeping with long-standing tradition (as of two weeks ago), here are your 10 notable Assessment happenings:

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Shining Moments in the Office of Assessment

Recently, we published a list blog post on important happenings in the office. Well, we like bulleted lists so much we wanted to follow it up with another one. This one notes some items everyone in the office finds worthy

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Conversations with Dr. Jillian Kinzie

by Angela Young Dr. Jillian Kinzie of Indiana University is the Associate Director of the Center for Postsecondary Research & National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Institute. She was invited to campus to discuss her expertise gained from years of involvement with academic

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Using Feedback from Student Internships to Make Changes In Agriculture Courses

Feedback From Internships Led to Research After students provided feedback on internship experiences in Colorado and Kansas, agriculture faculty realized they needed to broaden students’ understanding of animal agriculture. In the feedback, faculty found students were amazed by how different

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The Power of Snickers and Social Media: Successfully Promoting the BCSSE Survey

This summer, the Office of Assessment spearheaded a campaign to promote the Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement, or “BCSSE.” The BCSSE is a short, 36-question survey that collects information on incoming students’ high school academics and co-curricular experiences as well as their expectations for their

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Closing the Loop: Student Learning in Introductory Psychology

by Sarah Gray “We have our lowest withdrawal rates this semester by far, than we’ve ever had! They aren’t getting better grades because it’s an easier course, it’s actually a more rigorous course, and through this process, I now realize

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