The National Survey for Student Engagement (NSSE) is a respected indicator of student engagement used by over 1450 universities across North America. Their Engagement Indicator themes and High-Impact Practices (2013) are based upon extensive educational research. The indicators and practices have been adopted at McGill University as five principles to be considered when designing or renovating classroom spaces to support student learning. This permits the university to ground decisions about classroom features in research-based principles.
Reporting to the Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning), the Working Group is composed of the following representatives:
Chair: Director, Teaching and Learning Services or delegate
Vice-Chair: Director, Campus and Space Planning or delegate