campus partner(s)

Indiana University






Outcomes and Assessment

award date


project director

Thomas Nelson Laird

Indiana University

Grant Summary

$97,356 over 12 months. The Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University will test the relationships among the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) deep learning scale and its subscales, and measures of three desired outcomes of liberal arts education: critical thinking dispositions, critical thinking skills, and reflective judgment. Based on a sample of approximately 500 students drawn from three institutions, the results will provide additional insight into the empirical links between student self-reports of experiences with deep approaches to learning and objective measures of learning outcomes considered essential for the 21st century.