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Episode 50- Innovative Tools in Higher Education

Office Hours with John Gardner

George Kuh shares the story behind the development of innovations such as NSSE, and the ways several tools have innovated work in higher education. Being able to understand where you are in a moment of time is just one piece of advice he shares with innovators, listen in on his insights.

Guest Bio

George D. Kuh is Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus of Higher Education at Indiana University (IU). He is founding director of IU’s Center for Postsecondary Research, the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), and the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA). George has more than 400 publications and made several hundred presentations on topics related to assessment strategies, institutional improvement, college student engagement, and campus cultures. He has consulted with about 400 institutions and organizations in the U.S. and abroad. His recent books include Using Evidence of Student Learning to Improve Higher Education (2015), Ensuring Quality and Taking High-Impact Practices to Scale (2013), High Impact Practices (2008), and Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter (2005, 2010). His work has been recognized with awards from the American College Personnel Association, American Educational Research Association, Association for Institutional Research, Association for the Study of Higher Education, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, Council of Independent Colleges, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, and National Center on Public Policy in Higher Education as well as eleven honorary degrees.