Understanding Student Values and Identity
Benchmarking Institutional Initiatives With the Beliefs, Events, and Values Inventory (BEVI)
Many higher education institutions are engaging in large-scale assessment of student learning outcomes to build evidence of internationalization and institutional effectiveness. The Beliefs, Events, and Values Inventory (BEVI) can provide institutions with insight via baselining and longitudinal analyses. In this study, the BEVI was administered at a highly internationalized university in Latin America. Noteworthy findings include significant gender and English language proficiency differences, homogeneity of perspective on some BEVI scales, and little evidence of change over time. Analysis of quantitative data revealed connections between student beliefs and the local context as well as important implications for university practices and policies.