Student Engagement Dashboard @NTU

Student and staff-facing learning dashboard for academic engagement

GOAL

The goal of the case study was to share experiences on engagement dashboard and how to embed it within university practices. The goal of the NTU Student Engagement Dashboard is to support student engagement by providing students feedback on their academic engagement and tutors with a portal to overview his/hers students' engagement.

CONTEXT

  • modern university
  • selection of students
  • high tuition fees (9000GBP)
  • institutional focus on retention
  • cooperation with external technology provider

REACH

  • 2015-2016: 414 programs, 21.239 students
  • 2016-2017: 428 programs, 23.256 students
  • 2017-2018: 419 programs, 23.964 students

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • first-year students and beyond
  • tutors supporting first-year students
  • student support specialists (mental health advisers, counselors, academic librarians, etc.)

PRINCIPLES

actionable feedback

  • feedback on academic engagement
  • reference to supporting material
  • conversation to tutor

return on investment

  • institutional-wide deployment
  • integral part of institutional policy
  • received awards

social comparison

  • comparison to peers in program

Further reading

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