What the Survey Did Not Ask

I recently spent a half an hour filling out yet another higher education survey instrument. Lots to say about methodological issues, but also about content. One thing that’s always interesting is how what is asked, and how it’s asked, reveals the politics of the moment in higher education. And in institution-specific addenda, you get a real clear-eyed view of what’s on the mind of institutional leadership. And what’s not.

Author: Dan Ryan

I'm currently an Academic Program Director at MinervaProject.com. I've been a professor at University of Toronto, University of Southern California, and Mills College teaching things like human centered design, computational thinking, modeling for policy sciences, and social theory. I'm driven by the desire to figure out how to teach twice as many twice as well twice as easily.

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