Student Engagement

Student Engagement
Aug 24, 2016
Study of tens of thousands of college students finds that those who were open to change their major were more likely to graduate than those who decided right away.


December 17, 2012

Seeking to supplement traditional forms of graduate program assessment, U. of Minnesota pilots an approach that asks key questions about students' needs and goals.

July 17, 2012

"Millennial" donors need to be reached through online and smartphone-accessible campaigns that provide tangible explanations of what impact their donations will have.

June 8, 2012

Newton's First Law of Motion – that momentum matters -- has lessons for those who seek to improve student college completion, writes Vincent Tinto.

March 1, 2012

Colleges focusing on independence might be inadvertently harming first-generation students who favor collaboration, a new study contends.

February 2, 2012

New study finds that community college students often don't take advantage of academic support that could help get them to graduation. The solution may be to make those offerings required.

February 1, 2012

An ambitious research project is proving the payoffs of predictive analytics in higher ed, and early findings overturn conventional wisdom about student success.

January 20, 2012

Five interactive screens at the University of Florida aim to encourage students to debate contentious issues politely. The early returns are good.

November 17, 2011

This year's National Survey of Student Engagement broke down learning by major, and while some students are working more than others, they're not necessarily more prepared.

November 8, 2011

Two staffers at Oberlin, working off hours, created website promoting their alma mater. Every line features a word most colleges would never use in their marketing.


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