Tools and Resources
Focus Group Guides
Below are two sample focus group discussion guides that can be used to help colleges dive into academic mindset, both from the student perspective and the faculty perspective.
For supporting focus group materials such as recruitment tips, invitation e-mail templates, consent forms, profile sheets, and a comprehensive planning guide that outlines focus group staff roles and order of operations, visit http://www.cccse.org/publications-resources/focus-group-toolkit
Connecting Center Data to Academic Mindset
The Center’s core surveys provide a range of data that colleges can connect to mindset work. The Connecting Center Data to Academic Mindset tool below features CCSSE, CCFSSE, and SENSE items that colleges can use to support campus conversations about academic mindset.