Presentation on theme: "A Profile of OU 1 st Year Students OGL Session April 30, 2013 Reuben Ternes Research Associate, OIRA Cassandra Barragan Assessment Coordinator, OIRA."— Presentation transcript:
A Profile of OU 1 st Year Students OGL Session April 30, 2013 Reuben Ternes Research Associate, OIRA Cassandra Barragan Assessment Coordinator, OIRA
Presentation Overview Who Are OU FTIACs? Institutional Data Values and Expectations Academic Success College Engagement
Part 1: Institutional Data Various pieces of information that our office (OIRA) collects on OUs student body. All kinds of information can be found on our website: www.oakland.edu/oira Including this power point!
Part 2: Values and Expectations The CIRP survey Cooperative Institutional Research Project conducted by the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles We get an average of 70 to 80% response rate on this survey. In general, we are more similar to national norms than we are dissimilar.
Important reasons in deciding to go to college Percentage of Students Answering Very Important
Six-Year Graduation Rates by 1 st -term credits 14+ Credits 12 or 13 Credits
Part 4: College engagement College student survey that assesses the extent to which students engage in educational practices associated with high levels of learning and development Administered every two years. OU has shown steady increases in NSSE results since 2005 More data is available on OIRAs website. All data is for 1 st year students unless otherwise noted. National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE: pronounced nessie)
More than 10 hours per week working off campus ClassOakland Selected Peers Freshmen46%27% Seniors70%57%
the environment emphasizes spending significant amounts of time on academic work Very Much (4) Some (2)
Time Spent preparing for class 11-15 Hours Per Week (4.0) 6-10 Hours Per Week (3.0)
Quality of Relationships with other students Friendly & Supportive Unfriendly & unsupportive