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High-Impact Practices (HIPs)

HIPs: Eight Key Elements

HIGH IMPACT PRACTICES: EIGHT KEY ELEMENTS

  • Performance expectations set at appropriately high levels
  • Significant investment of time and effort by students over an extended period of time
  • Interactions with faculty and peers about substantive matters
  • Experiences with diversity, wherein students are exposed to and must contend with people and circumstances that differ from those with which students are familiar
  • Frequent, timely and constructive feedback
  • Periodic, structure opportunities to reflect and integrate learning
  • Opportunities to discover relevance of learning through real-world applications
  • Public demonstrations of competence

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