The Bears Care survey was first administered in Spring 2020 to prevent losing students to pandemic-related obstacles. Assessment has continued to send the survey to students each semester to continue supporting student needs and help retain students. 15,000-16,000 students have received the survey each semester with response rates of 36% to 46%. The Fall 2022 administration … [Read more...] about Bears Care: From COVID Response to Retention Tool
Results from the 2022 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) 2022 have arrived and are ready to share. Why This is Important NSSE surveys undergraduate students in their first and final years to assess their levels of engagement and related information about their experience at Missouri State. Student responses measure: The amount of time and effort students … [Read more...] about 2022 NSSE Student Data is Available!
The following is a summary of the 2017-2018 General Education Information Literacy survey. This survey asked students for feedback and for input on how to improve Information Literacy general education courses. 92% of 118 survey respondents are classified as freshman (63%) or sophomores (29%). 41% of respondents indicated that the Information Literacy course they took … [Read more...] about Summary of General Education Information Literacy Survey
The following is a summary of the Human Cultures General Education Survey for 2017-2018. This survey asked students for feedback and for input on how to improve Human Cultures general education courses. 60% of 414 respondents are classified as freshmen (27%) or sophomores (33%). 24% are classified as juniors. 50% of respondents stated that the Human Cultures course(s) … [Read more...] about Summary of the Human Cultures General Education Survey
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 that this is part of my job.” - Dr. Brooke Whisenhunt Background Psychology faculty members Dr. Brooke Whisenhunt and Dr. Danae Hudson are … [Read more...] about Closing the Loop: Student Learning in Introductory Psychology