Share Paper: Measuring Student Engagement

  1. Jody Britten, The Metiri Group, United States
  2. Susan Williams, The Metiri Group, United States
  3. Lauren Garcia, The Metiri Group, United States
Wednesday, March 9 5:45 PM-6:15 PM McGavock's B

Abstract: The Metiri Group has developed an instrument, grounded in relevant research, to measure student engagement. This Student Engagement Inventory includes a series of questions that are aligned to cognitive, behavioral, and social/emotional elements and classifies students into five levels of engagement (intrinsically engaged, tactically engaged, compliant, withdrawn, and defiant). Comprehensive inventory reports provide schools with student engagement levels across structures (product, process, and content). Further, reports identify students’ levels of engagement with choice, structure, diversity, intellectual safety, clarity, affiliation, and authenticity. A total engagement score is calculated and provides a baseline, as well as a measure of growth when used ...