Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

GIS Application in Mapping Institutional Participants of National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)
Xiao Yuan

This research aims at demonstrating the distributions and changes of US participating institutions in National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) from year 2014 to 2016. Arc GIS (Geographic Information System) is used as the research method and maps are produced in accordance with the number of participants. Readers and NSSE current participating institutions and possible future participating institutions can attain a straightforward image of the geographical distribution of participating institutions in mainland states of the US and the distribution of different degree-level participating institutions, from which they can distinguish the changes over time.

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