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Over 2 million students at 720 U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities will receive invitations to complete NSSE 2017. See here for a description of major changes being implemented this year to benefit participants.
The 2nd annual TLNI, July 30 – August 2, 2017, offers an intensive institute for campus teams to develop evidence-based action plans to improve student learning and teaching.
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Read all findings from NSSE Annual Results 2016.
Administer Topical Modules during your NSSE "off-year." Learn more about this new option for more tailored assessment and improvement activities.
Waitlist registration for NSSE 2017 is available. Registration requests for FSSE 2017 are accepted through February 2017.
Beginning in 2017, NSSE will include the demographic question about sexual orientation for all respondents.
More than 311,000 students from 557 institutions in the US and Canada completed the survey. See a sample report package here.
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ACE and NSSE are studying the relationship between institutional internationalization efforts and students' global learning.
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Read the Change magazine Editor's Choice article summarizing lessons from NSSE's first 13 years and features of the updated survey.
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Margaret W. Cohen, Associate Provost for Professional Development and Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Missouri - St. Louis

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