Marina Ćirić

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The main goal of the research is to examine the connection between faculty strategies and perceived engagement of students. Character of engagement was shown through National Survey of Student Engagement indicators (2018): academic challenge (higher-order learning, reflective and integrative learning, learning strategies, quantitative reasoning), learning with peers (collaborative learning, discussions with diverse others), experiences with faculty (student-faculty interaction, effective teaching practices), campus environment (quality of interactions, supportive environment). Since this research was based on NSSE conceptual framework, information about faculty perceptions of student engagement was collected through the adapted FSSE questionnaire (Faculty Survey of Student Engagement, 2020). The research sample consisted of 118 faculty and associates from six institutions of the University of Niš: Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Electronics, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Faculty of Sports and Physical Education, and the Faculty of Occupational Safety. The results indicate that faculty members, who are satisfied with various aspects of teaching implementation, participate in activities with students, express high expectations regarding students' efforts respectively contribute to their learning and development.


higher education, partnership relationship, faculty strategies, student engagement, FSSE indicators

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