Student Engagement HQ
Our Member Campuses are changing lives every day through innovative programming and increased opportunities for student engagement. At Campus Labs, we partner with student affairs offices from over 700 institutions across the globe. These collaborations have revealed some common and persistent questions related to student engagement. And this site is our way of sharing that data and some of our...
Giving Data Definition, Part I – Perspective on Co-Curricular Engagement
Understanding and assessing student involvement data comes from both quality and quantity of co-curriculars on campus. But there isn’t one standard definition of involvement that works for every campus. Hear Kelli Rainey, Ph.D. and Moira Phippen discuss ways you can better understand what involvement means for you through the unique perspective of cultural resource centers at member campus Kennesaw State....
Digital Badging and Micro-Credentialing in Student Affairs
Digital badging and micro-credentialing is a trending topic in higher education and career development conversations. The American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Commission on Student Involvement (CSI) co-sponsored this webinar discussion with Campus Labs, the industry leader for student engagement software, taking you through a deep dive into how this technology relates to student involvement, leadership and competency development. You’ll also...
Assess Career Readiness Across Your Institution with Project CEO
With a higher demand for institutions to develop career-ready students, we’re challenged to evaluate our programs and services to better understand how to increase skill attainment. This webinar explores fresh insights from the 2019 administration of Project CEO—a national benchmarking study of students self-reporting on skill attainment—and you’ll hear from West Texas A&M University about how they used the data...
Breaking Down Digital Badging & Credentialing
What exactly is a digital badge or credential? In this episode we speak with Chris Husser, Director of Product at Campus Labs, who breaks down the concept of digital credentials and how these elements directly engage learners to better understand their skill achievements and educational journey. We also discuss how campuses can use digital credentials to benefit their own programs...
Bridging the Skills Gap with Badging and Credentialing
Digital badging and credentialing go beyond traditional skills verification and can help institutions like yours address the needs and expectations of different learners by bridging the skills gap and boosting their experiences with their own data.
Student Engagement as a Political Catalyst: Exploring the Link Between Student Organizations and Civic Engagement
What can your student engagement data tell you about how students approach civic engagement on campus? For this paper, Campus Labs aggregated student organization data available through its Student Engagement platform between the Fall 2013 and Spring 2018 semesters. Data was used from 397 institutions across the country, representing 46 states. In total, 93,920 student organizations from this time period...
Insights from Engagement: Transforming Your Approach to Student Affairs Assessment
What if making informed decisions was easier? And what if your decisions were powered by real-time data? Campus Labs® Insight helps you achieve your goals and much more by using individual and aggregate data from co-curricular engagement and learning assessments. Compiled in accessible dashboards, staff from all levels of your division can be data empowered. Don’t wait for reports—benefit from...
The Connected Student Experience - A Conversation with Dr. Adam Peck
Can student affairs offer a new model for integrative learning in higher education? In this episode, Anne Lundquist, PhD, talks with Adam Peck, PhD, about putting students at the center of their own learning. By pushing them to move from involvement to engagement and leadership, campuses can help students leverage co-curricular skills for post-graduation success. Since 2014 Dr. Peck, Assistant...
Writing Learning Outcomes for Student Affairs
Did you know that Bloom’s Taxonomy can also reveal the depth of learning your students experience outside the academic classroom? Whether you’re focused on measuring program effectiveness or assessing individual learning, the first step is to write clear outcomes. Our worksheet will give your staff a step-by-step guide to writing intentional statements that align with Bloom’s. We’ve even included a...
Should Student Affairs Help Rock the Vote?
The 2016 voter turnout rate for the United States was 55%, representing one of the lowest for a developed nation, according to the Pew Research Center. With a recent presidential election, it’s useful to reflect on how student affairs professionals can impact the electoral participation of students and future alumni – or even if we should. In this webinar, we...
Advancing Co-Curricular Program Development
Students have more options than ever when it comes to customizing their on-campus experience. More and more campuses are creating co-curricular programs to encourage students’ involvement in experiences outside of the classroom. These programs not only showcase the variety and depth of opportunities, but also help students become more connected to campus.
Developing Co-Curricular Paths from the Ground Up
Co-curricular experiences are intended to be an extension of the academic learning experience. Measuring and documenting that learning can be beneficial for students and program development. This session outlines a framework to help you strategize your approach to planning, building, and implementing a successful co-curricular program at your institution.
Eager to Tell Your Student Engagement Story? Focus on Six Key Metrics
In the world of higher education, it can be challenging to explain—let alone quantify—the value that student affairs brings to a campus. That’s where data comes in. No doubt many of you already track campus-wide activities to measure student involvement. But how can you be sure that students are truly engaged, as opposed to being simply involved? And how do...
Establishing Habits of Engagement from Orientation to Commencement — Moving from Involvement to Engagement
Students who engage in out-of-the-classroom opportunities are more likely to be successful and retained at an institution. How each student will find their way to these opportunities is less understood. This webinar explores the TAMIU Trailblazer Program at Texas A&M International University, a program designed to introduce students to involvement opportunities during new student orientation and guide them to –...
Developing Employable Skills: Assessing the Needs of First-Generation Students
First-generation college students are a growing, yet under-studied, population for higher education. The 2015 Project CEO benchmarking study identified 27% of respondents as first-generation students. Data from the first-generation group indicated lower skill attainment in co-curricular experiences when compared to non-first-generation responses. What does this mean for the ways we support first-generation student needs in relation to developing employable skills?...
Creating a Culture of Student Engagement
Multiple strategies and approaches are required to create a culture of student engagement on campus. Ryerson University (Toronto, ON) has broken down the silos within Student Affairs and continues to promote a culture that focuses on student engagement. Learn how the ConnectRU platform has played a vital role in these efforts and has contributed to the development of students on...
Engagement & Employability: From Student Leader to CEO
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has identified the 10 most desirable skills employers seek in new college graduates. From teamwork to problem solving to influence, what role can outside-the-classroom experiences play in the development of these skills? Using data from the 2015 and 2016 Project CEO benchmarking study, this webinar explores how students perceive the impact of...
From Involvement to Engagement: The Difference Is in the Outcomes
An involved student is a successful student.” This is one of the most commonly repeated phrases in Student Affairs. However, as we learn more about the importance of engagement in higher education, we recognize that this phrase captures just a small part of the picture for student success.
Project CEO: The Potential Value of Beyond-the-Classroom Experiences for Developing Career Competencies
With limited resources for on-the-job training, today’s employers often prefer college graduates who are “job ready” and can demonstrate competency-based skills, not just knowledge in a specific academic area. To meet this expectation, as well as to justify the rising costs of higher education, colleges and universities are under increasing pressure to prove they can adequately prepare their students for...