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Student Engagement

The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) measures engagement using the following themes and their corresponding engagement indicators - the higher the score students award these different themes and indicators, the more engaged they are in their learning: 

Academic Challenge

Learning with Peers

Experiences with Faculty

  • Student-faculty interaction
  • Effective teaching practises

Campus Environment

The Royal Roads University Learning and Teaching Model places a strong focus on student engagement, highlighting benefits such as increased learning confidence and independent thinking, heightened intellectual growth, deepened learning, and an increased value placed on learning.  The information in the following pages will assist Faculty to create engaging learning environments for students in both on campus and online environments.

For the latest articles on student engagement, see the Faculty Focus website or subscribe to their  Student Engagement RSS Feed.