Active and Collaborative Learning

First-Year Student Highlights from 2011 Survey

  • 73% of first-year students frequently discussed readings or ideas from coursework outside of class.
  • 52% of first-year students frequently worked with other students in class.
  • 69% of first-year students worked with peers outside of class.
  • 37% of first-year students made frequent presentations in class.
  • 10% of first-year students frequently participated in service-learning or community-based projects.
  • 66% never took place in such activities.

NSSE data

    Senior Highlights

    • By their senior year, 53% of students participated in some form of practicum, internship, field experience, co-op, or clinical assignment.
    • 38% of seniors frequently assisted their fellow students by tutoring or teaching.

    NSSE data