WCU uses a variety of survey platforms to gather critical data. Additional information is available about various surveys conducted including Course Evaluations, COACHE, NSSE.
Student course surveys are critical. Instructors use student evaluations to improve their teaching and this important feedback helps guide positive changes and improvements across campus.
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is a national survey conducted by Indiana University to gather data from four-year institutions in the U.S. and Canada regarding “student participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development.” You can find more detailed information from the NSSE Survey site at http://nsse.iub.edu/.