Using Student Portals & Learning Management Systems for NSSE Recruitment
Though NSSE primarily recruits students to participate by way of email messages containing survey links, institutions can also elect to post unique survey links to
A randomized experiment with several NSSE 2016 institutions found that posting survey links can significantly boost response rates for some institutions. Given this finding, NSSE encourages all institutions to try posting links at least once to see if it benefits their survey administration. For more details about the experiment, see our NSSE webinar (and related slides).
The following examples demonstrate how various institutions have harnessed their SP/LMS. Along with providing a visual snapshot and description of how each institution programmed their SP/LMS, we also include the percentage of respondents who accessed NSSE using
NSSE staff do not have any specific technical expertise to offer institutions interested in posting survey links. Participating institutions needing more information should visit our technical advice page for guidance from other institutions or contact their Project Services team for assistance with locating other institutions willing to provide technical advice.