Santa Clara University

National Survey of Student Engagement at Santa Clara University

Active and Collaborative Learning

Students learn more when they are intensely involved in their education and asked to think about what they are learning in different settings. Collaborating with others in solving problems or mastering difficult material prepares students for the messy, unscripted problems they will encounter daily during and after college.


How often do students ask questions in class or contribute to class discussions?

Response
Santa Clara FY Students
NSSE 2012
Santa Clara Seniors
NSSE 2012
Very Often
37%
29%
49%
45%

How often do students work on a paper or project that required integrating ideas or information from other sources?

Response
Santa Clara FY Students
NSSE 2012 Santa Clara Seniors
NSSE 2012
Very Often
46%
37%
66%
52%