Weber State University Student Affairs incorporates a multitude of assessment methods in the assessment process. We incorporate surveys as one indirect method of assessment. As a CampusLabs member campus, we have administered hundreds of surveys since we first started capturing electronic survey information in 2008.
2014-15 Survey Summaries
The summaries below include the error margin and confidence level for each survey. When surveying students, a random sample was selected. A random sample is selected so that we can get an estimation of what all students think without causing survey fatigue with so many surveys. Since we are using a sample, there is an error margin. This means that if one statistic says "36% of students say...." and there is a 5% error margin that we can guesstimate that between 31%-41% of students believe this. The error margin essentially provides a range within which the actual percentage will fall. The confidence level tells us how confident we can be with the results and this sample error. Within WSU Student Affairs Assessment and Research, we aim for a 95% confidence level.
- The National College Health Assessment is the "largest comprehensive data set on the health of college students” (ACHA, 2009, p. 2). The survey was administered 3/17/2009-4/3/2009. A total of 418 students responded for a 5% sample error at a 95% confidence level.
National College Health Assessment
- This follow-up survey represents a collaborative effort between WSU Student Affairs, Alumni Services, and the academic colleges in collecting and compiling information on recent graduates. It is designed as a tool to assist faculty and administration in planning curriculum and advising students. This survey was administered electronically to students three months after they graduated Spring
2015 Spring Graduate Report
- The Union EBI Survey provides data as to how students utilize the Student Union Building, and how they would like to see it changed/improved. The data provided by Weber State students is then compared to data provided by students attending six other universities, that Weber State has chosen as peer institutions.
2015 Spring Union EBI Survey Summary