桑佛德大学 continues to be a leader in high-impact 教育, according to data reported in the 2022 国家 Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). 总的来说, 99% of 桑佛德 graduates from the class of 2022 participated in at least one high-impact practice. 进一步, 桑佛德 senior students outpaced students from other private universities in the southeast as well as peer national doctoral/professional institutions in five out of six high-impact practice indicators.
The annual NSSE survey represents empirically confirmed practices in undergraduate 教育 that reflect positive student learning outcomes. In addition to exploring student study habits, 教育计划及经历, 在教室外度过的时间, 以及对校园的满意度, 教员和课程, the survey provides results on six high-impact practices that are positively associated with student learning, 发展和保留.
The six high-impact practices identified by NSSE include: completing a culminating senior experience, completing an internship or field experience, 参与服务学习, participating in a learning community, participating in research with a faculty member and studying abroad.
根据NSSE, “these high-impact practices demand considerable time and effort, facilitate learning outside of the classroom, require meaningful interactions with faculty and students, encourage collaboration with diverse others and provide frequent and substantive feedback. As a result, participation in these practices can be life changing.”
“在佛德, our faculty and staff are committed to delivering rigorous academic programs in an environment that engages our students and provides impactful, 体验式学习机会,大学教务长J. 迈克尔·哈丁说. “The results of the 2022 NSSE survey affirm the quality of our student experience and emphasis on student engagement.”
《澳门皇冠赌场平台》 澳门皇冠app官网排名第一. 1 nationally for student engagement and U.S. 新闻 & 世界报道 澳门皇冠app官网排名第一. 66 in the nation for best undergraduate teaching – placing 桑佛德 in the top 2% of all colleges and universities in the country and the only university in Alabama to make the list.
去年11月, 桑佛德 reported a 97% post-graduate career placement rate for the class of 2022, further demonstrating the impact of 桑佛德’s commitment to the student experience and career preparedness.
NSSE has been in operation since 2000 and has been used at more than 1,600 colleges and universities in the U.S. 和加拿大. In addition to the evaluation of high-impact practices, NSSE results serve as an essential data source for various levels of accreditation and academic program review. In commitment to continuous assessment and improvement of the undergraduate experience, 桑佛德 administers the survey to its students annually.