Consistency Across Groups: 6 of 13 We would expect the breakdown by respondent group to be reflected in each priority. This was the case in the following priorities (top 7 are highlighted): Student Engagement Innovative and Accessible Academic Programming Learning and Teaching Innovation Life-long Learning Research, Scholarly, and Creative Capacity Research-Informed Education Top 7 priority
Inconsistency Across Groups: 7 of 13 This was not the case in the following priorities (top 7 are highlighted): Flexible Course and Program Delivery Partnerships with Educational Institutions, Communities, and the Private Sector Professional Development Community-Relevant Research Aboriginal, Local, and Global Understanding Innovation and Entrepreneurship School Pride Based on Academic and Athletic Excellence Top 7 priority We would expect the breakdown by respondent group to be reflected in each priority.
Flexible Course & Program Delivery Partnerships Professional Development Inconsistent Selection Rates Statistically Sig.
The Bottom Line Most groups picked the same top 7 priorities, with some exceptions.
A Closer Look at the Faculty Response Group Unique perspective Less frequent priorities Flexible Course & Program Delivery Partnerships More frequent priorities Research, Scholarly & Creative Capacity Aboriginal, Local, Global Understanding 13% of total respondents (215) 67% have been affiliated with TRU for more than 6 years A possible area to keep in mind for town halls
A Closer Look at the Student Response Group For consideration: students did not rate “Student Engagement” as one of the highest priorities; However, we know from other sources (like NSSE and the CUR) that students value the components of student engagement 42% of total respondents (710) 33% have been affiliated with TRU for less than 1 year
Other Suggested Priorities: Comment Boxes 788 additional priorities were suggested in the comment boxes (460 respondents) Grouped into overall themes, including: Course and program expansion and development Experiential learning Affordable education Grouped into original priorities where appropriate
Counts of All Priorities None of the comment box themes were mentioned frequently enough to change the top 7 priority.
Respondent Overview 1110 total respondents Student 46% Alumni 18% Faculty 16% Staff 9% Community 3% Admin 7% Other 1% Preliminary
Overall Priority Ranking 1.Flexible Course & Program Delivery 2.Innovative and Accessible Academic Programming 3.Learning and Teaching Innovations 4.Student Engagement 5.Partnerships with Educational Institutions, Communities, and the Private Sector 6.Professional Development 7.Life-long Learning 1 st Group 2 nd Group 3 rd Group 4 th Group DescriptiveStatistical 1 st Preliminary
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