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Chapter 3 : Engagement indicators at national level

Field of study

Respondents categorised by broad ISCED field of study

Categories: Generic programmes and qualifications; Education; Arts and humanities; Social sciences, journalism, and information; Business, administration, and law; Natural sciences, mathematics, and statistics; Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs); Engineering, manufacturing, and construction; Agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and veterinary; Health and welfare; or Services

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By field of study, there were significant differences observed in Higher-Order Learning, Reflective and Integrative Learning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Collaborative Learning scores.

Social Sciences, Journalism & Information students had the highest Higher-Order Learning, and Reflective and Integrative Learning scores.

Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics students had the highest Quantitative Reasoning scores.

There were no significant differences between students in different fields of study for Learning Strategies, Student-Faculty Interaction, Effective Teaching Practices, Quality of Interactions, Supportive Environment and Learning, Creative and Social Skills.

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