HEDS Alumni Survey
Recent results and reports
The HEDS Alumni Survey was completed in Summer 2012 by 611 St. Olaf graduates from the classes of 2007-2010 (32% of those invited to participate). Results show that alumni evaluate their St. Olaf learning experiences and outcomes positively, and that nearly all respondents are employed, pursuing graduate education, or both. Results also suggest specific areas where St. Olaf can strengthen its students’ preparation for life after college.
HEDS Alumni Survey Item Results
Frequencies and mean responses of recent St. Olaf alumni to each item on the questionnaire, displayed by year of graduation.
HEDS Alumni Survey Supplemental Essay Questions Report
An analysis of responses from alumni regarding their views on speaking or writing about their abilities, values, or goals; the usefulness of their General Education courses since graduation; and their general feedback on the General Education experience at St. Olaf College.
HEDS Alumni Survey Highlighted Findings
Selected findings concerning students' writing assignments, civic engagement, experiences with diversity, interactions with faculty, and other aspects of their undergraduate experience.
HEDS Alumni Survey Dimension Report
A comparison of St. Olaf College and peer data based upon four composite measures created by the HEDS Consortium: interactions with diversity, good teaching and high-quality interactions with faculty, challenging assignments and high faculty expectations, and development of social and civic engagement.
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