There is growing evidence that “high impact practices” provide substantial educational benefits to students.
AAC&U (2007) identified 10 promising “high impact” activities, including: first year seminars, common intellectual experiences, learning communities, service learning, writing intensive courses, collaborative assignments & projects, undergraduate research, study abroad & other experiences with diversity, internships, and capstones. How many of your students experience these activities?
Outcomes and Benefits of HIPs: HIPs provide substantial educational benefits to students (Kuh, 2008).
HIPs are positively associated with:
Fostering the Magic of HIPs to Enhance Student Learning. What can you do in your course to:
Please complete the attached High Impact Educational Practices survey and submit to your department chair, dean, or directly to Alex Malone.
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