Story Categories: Assessment

October 22, 2015
High-impact practices (HIPs) such as learning communities, undergraduate research, service learning, and internship and field experiences are positively associated with student learning and success. Research [...] Keep reading →
February 10, 2015
“For years, the value of a college degree has been determined not by the most important outcomes of a college education, but by the easiest outcomes to measure, namely, job and graduate school placement [...] Keep reading →
April 7, 2014
In its assessment of the Senior Learning Community (SLC) program, the Psychology department found that students were not making as many connections between theory and practice when they were doing independent [...] Keep reading →
April 3, 2014
Wagner College’s strategic plan (approved October 2011) states in part, “We are dedicated to a model of personalized education that integrates the singular field based learning opportunities of New [...] Keep reading →
February 6, 2014
Nearly all Wagner students (94%) responding to the National Assessment of Service and Community Engagement (NASCE*) said that it is "very" or "somewhat" important that they assist those in need in their [...] Keep reading →
February 6, 2014
The GPI has six scales that measure global student learning on three dimensions: cognitive (knowing and knowledge), intrapersonal (identity and affect), and interpersonal (social responsibility and social [...] Keep reading →
August 15, 2013
"Civic engagement is the action that is taken to impact the community; civic thinking is what prepares students to participate in civic action" (Ehrlich, 2000). Promoting critical thinking and citizenship [...] Keep reading →
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February 27, 2013
With a demonstration grant from Bringing Theory toPractice, research was conducted during the 2010-2012 academic years to examine the relationships among civic engagement, experiential learning, and student [...] Keep reading →
December 19, 2012
Students and employees were asked to complete a Satisfaction Survey at the start of the 2012 spring semester; 12% of students and 42% of employees did so. Five offices/departments were on both “top [...] Keep reading →
NSSE 2012
December 19, 2012
Each year the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) asks students at hundreds of colleges and universities to reflect on the time they devote to various learning activities. The topics explored [...] Keep reading →