We’ve moved! Find the latest Research and Policy Institute updates on the NASPA blog!
Starting in late April, 2019, the NASPA Research and Policy Institute blog has been merged into the NASPA blog! Check us out there: http://www.naspa.org/about/blog
AER KC 2019 Innovation Award
Assessment folks! The window for nominations is open for the 7th Annual NASPA AER KC Innovation Award. Winner(s) will receive free registration to the 2019 NASPA Assessment, Persistence, and Data Analytics Conference and a $500 travel stipend. This is a pretty cool award!
Choosing the Best Online Survey System
Every department at an institution should have access to an online survey system for research and assessment purposes. There are a lot of variables to consider with selecting an online survey system and a lot of commercial solutions to exam. Read on to explore more about these systems and what to do when your department is exploring.
Advising Reform: A Crucial Step to Improving Graduation Rates
With the cost of college soaring, students who deviate from their recommended course path may end up spending thousands of extra dollars—not to mention extra time—completing their graduation requirements. Or, they may drop out of school altogether. In today's guest post from Molly Jacobson, project leader at Boston Consulting Group, learn how four postsecondary institutions - three universities and one community college - reformed advising on their campus to improve student success.
Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Knowledge Community Program Guide to NASPA19
Each year for the NASPA Annual Conference, the Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Knowledge Community (AERKC) develops a program guide designed to draw attendees’ attention to programs, events, and other information of particular interest to attendees looking to engage with the assessment, evaluation, and research related-content.
Advancing the Movement on Emergency Aid—Reflections from NASPA’s National Convening on Emergency Aid
Since 2016, NASPA has been a part of an ever evolving ecosystem of practitioners, researchers, and advocates who work to identify, promote, and implement practices to help institutions in their efforts to support students facing a financial crisis. On January 9th and 10th, NASPA convened members from this ecosystem to have cross-sector discussions on how to strengthen and scale emergency aid efforts to-date, both nationally and at institutions. This post describes a few takeaways from the convening.