Assessing Engagement

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Through a variety of tools, campuses are able to measure and track the degree to which students are engaged in their college education. From this data, higher education institutions can determine the barriers and facilitators to engagement and enhance the environment to allow students to thrive and succeed. Student engagement—in all facets of campus life—is an important outcome (and indicator) of the safe and supportive nature of a college campus.


Featured Resources

Cover page of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation resource

Provides a library of information concerning assessment, evaluation, and research methodology. Resources include tutorials, FAQs, abstracts, digests, journals, web links, and other publications.

Cover image - two people under an building archway - Turning the Tide: Inspiring Concern for Others and the Common Good through College Admission

Outlines a new approach to college admission that is emerging across the nation. This approach increases the focus on motivating high school students to engage in community service and assessing students on their contributions to others and their communities, rather than more traditional approaches that solely assess candidates based on grades, extracurricular activities, and test scores.

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