Measuring and Enhancing the Student Experience
Measuring and Enhancing the Student Experience provides insights on how student experience measures could be used to inform improvements at institutional, course, unit of study and teacher level. The book is based on a decade of research and practitioner views on ways to enhance the design, conduct, analysis, reporting and closing the loop on student feedback data. While the book is largely based on Australian case studies, it provides learning experiences for other countries where student experience measures are used in national and institutional quality assurance. Consisting of 13 chapters, the book includes a wide range of topics including the role and purpose of student feedback, the use of student feedback in staff performance reviews, staff and student engagement, a student feedback and experience framework, the first year experience, use of qualitative data, engaging transnational students in feedback, closing the loop on feedback, student engagement in national quality assurance, use of learning analytics and the future of the student experience.
Mahsood Shah is an Associate Professor and Deputy Dean (Learning and Teaching) with School of Business and Law at CQUniversity, Australia. In this role Mahsood is responsible for enhancing the academic quality and standard of courses. Mahsood is also responsible for learning and teaching strategy, governance, effective implementation of policies, and enhancement of learning and teaching outcomes across all campuses. In providing leadership for learning and teaching, Mahsood works with key academic leaders across all campuses to improve learning and teaching outcomes of courses delivered in various modes including face-to-face and online. At CQUniversity, he provides leadership in national and international accreditation of academic courses.
Mahsood is also an active researcher. His areas of research include quality in higher education, measurement and enhancement of student experience, student retention and attrition, student engagement in quality assurance, international higher education, widening participation and private higher education.
Chenicheri Sid Nair is the incoming Executive Director, Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), Mauritius. Prior to joining TEC, he was Professor, Higher Education Development at the University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth where his work encompassed the improvement of the institutions teaching and learning. Before this appointment to UWA, he was Quality Adviser (Research and Evaluation) in the Centre for Higher Education Quality (CHEQ) at Monash University, Australia. He has an extensive expertise in the area of quality development and evaluation, and he also has considerable editorial experience. Currently, he is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education (IJQAETE). He was also a Managing Editor of the Electronic Journal of Science Education (EJSE). Professor Nair is also an international consultant in a number of countries in quality, student voice and evaluations.
- Provides both practical experience and research findings
- Presents a diverse range of topics, ranging from broader student experience issues, analysis of government policies in Australia on student experience, the changing context of student evaluations, nonresponse to surveys, staff and student engagement, ideal frameworks for student feedback, and more
- Contains data taken from the unique Australian experience with changing government policies and reforms relevant to the Asia-Pacific region
|Titel:||Measuring and Enhancing the Student Experience|
|auteur:||Richardson, John; Nair, Chenicheri Sid; Shah, Mahsood|
|Plaats van publicatie:||03|
|Afmetingen:||229 x 152|
Measuring and Enhancing the Student Experience provides insights on how student experience measures could be used to inform improvements at institutional, course, unit of study and teacher level.
Chapter 1. Measuring the Student Experience: For Whom and For What Purpose?
Chapter 2. Student Feedback: The Loophole in Government Policy
Chapter 3. Student Feedback: Shifting Focus From Evaluations to Staff Performance Reviews
Chapter 4. Why Should I Complete a Survey? Non-responses With Student Surveys
Chapter 5. Engaging Students and Staff in Feedback and Optimising Response Rates
Chapter 6. A Student Feedback and Experience Framework
Chapter 7. Measuring the Expectations and Experience of First-Year Students
Chapter 8. Accessing Student Voice: Using Qualitative Student Feedback
Chapter 9. Engaging Transnational Students in Quality Assurance and Enhancement
Chapter 10. Closing the Loop: An Essential Part of Student Evaluations
Chapter 11. Student Engagement in National Quality Assurance
Chapter 12. Using Learning Analytics to Assess Student Engagement and Experience
Chapter 13. Measurement and Enhancement of Student Experience: What Next?