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Annually, the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
collects information from samples of freshman and senior students about the
nature and quality of their undergraduate experience. The survey is a powerful tool that assesses
the extent to which undergraduate students are “engaged” in effective
educational practices. NSSE concludes
their analysis by calculating mean scores for each of its five benchmarks of effective
educational practice. The five
benchmarks of effective educational practice are:
Fort Hays State University has participated in NSSE annually
since 2002 and has used the information as a means of informing curriculum
change and institutional strategy. FHSU
is a noted “innovator/rebel” due, in large part, to the number of distance
learners that we educate.
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