Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE)
About the CCSSE (pdf file)
The CCSSE is administered in the spring quarter to credit students and gathers information about their overall college experience. The survey focuses on educational practices and student behaviors associated with higher levels of learning, persistence and completion.
De Anza College participated in the survey in 2007, 2009 and 2012.
The sample of students is selected randomly. All faculty members teaching in the spring quarter are included in a pool from which the random sample of course sections is chosen to administer the survey in class. The survey takes students about 50 minutes to complete.
Results from the survey are distributed campus wide and presented to the Academic Senate, College Council, Planning and Budget Teams, and Deans and Managers for discussion.
The 2012 sample included 1,236 valid responses. Unique to the 2012 survey are questions relating to our Institutional Core Competencies. The responses will be used to inform part of the assessment process for institutional learning outcomes.
Full Data Reports
ICC Questions Report (pdf file)
The 2009 sample included 797 valid responses. De Anza College participated in the 2009 survey as one of 9 SSPIRE colleges - Support Partnership Integrating Resources and Education. Results from this survey include comparisons to other SSPIRE colleges. The SSPIRE community colleges include: American River College, College of Alameda, Merced College, Mount San Antonio College, Pasadena College, Santa Ana, Taft and Victor Valley.
The 2007 sample included 1,171 valid responses. De Anza College participated in the 2007 survey as part of the SSPIRE consortium - Support Partnership Integrating Resources and Education.
CCSSE Presentation (ppt file)
CCSSE Response Percentages (pdf file)
Special Focus Questions (pdf file)
Institutional research and planning
Contact: Mallory Newell