1st Edition

Global Student Engagement Policy Insights and International Research Perspectives

Edited By Hamish Coates, Xi Gao, Fei Guo, Jinghuan Shi Copyright 2022
    200 Pages 54 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    200 Pages 54 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    Drawing together major global studies from leading researchers, this book presents novel results, ideas, and developments from the world’s largest collaborative study of student engagement in higher education. It builds insight into contemporary higher education practice, policy, and research.

    The chapters are written by experts who lead student engagement research in nine diverse countries in Asia Pacific, North and South America, Europe and Africa. The book presents analysis, results, benchmark data, and case studies. It deep-dives into research programs, analytical capabilities, empirical situations, and development trajectories. The book updates earlier publications and charts emerging perspectives and development opportunities.

    The research contributions are for students of higher education, as well as for policymakers, advisors, and university administrators. Higher education practitioners and leaders around the world will enjoy this book.

    Part I: Introduction
    1. Charting research on student engagement
    Hamish Coates et al.
    2. Engaging perspectives and insights
    Hamish Coates and Xi Gao
    Part II: Development and research
    3. CCSS and student engagement in China: From an academic concept to institutional practices and policy implications
    Fei Guo, Xi Gao, Ji Yang and Jinghuan Shi
    4. Student engagement in research and practice in Korea
    Sang Hoon Bae, Su Youn Byoun and Song Ie Han
    5. A retrograde analysis of Chile’s student engagement hypothesis
    Pete Leihy
    Part III: Case study contexts
    6. Engagement with learning and the development of skills in United Kingdom students: Findings from the UK Engagement Survey
    Jonathan Neves and Jason Leman
    7. Using the Irish Survey of Student Engagement to understand the impact of COVID-19 on first-year undergraduate students
    Siobhán Nic Fhlannchadha, Janice Lau and Brian Stanley
    8. Proving student competence in South Africa: A closer look at the student experience
    Francois Strydom and Sonja Loots
    9. Quality of interaction and environment support as perceived by first-year students in Indonesia
    Paulus Insap Santosa
    Part IV: Applications and offshoots
    10. The well-travelled (bumpy) road to using NSSE data
    Judith Ouimet
    11. Constructing higher education with students as partners in learning and teaching
    Kelly E. Matthews
    12. Progressing perspectives and innovations
    Hamish Coates and Xi Gao


    Hamish Coates is a Tenured Professor at Tsinghua University’s Institute of Education, and Director of the Higher Education Research Division.

    Xi Gao is a doctoral student at Tsinghua University’s Institute of Education.

    Fei Guo is an Assistant Professor at Tsinghua University’s Institute of Education.

    Jinghuan Shi is a Professor and the Chair of the Academic Committee of the Institute of Education, and the Director of the Research Center for the Assessment of College and Student Development, Tsinghua University.