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Learn more about HIPs and how they make a difference.

 High Impact Practices

  • First Year Seminars and Experiences​

  • Common Intellectual Experiences

  • Learning Communities

  • Writing-Intensive Courses

  • Collaborative Assignments and Projects

  • Undergraduate Research

  • Diversity/Global Learning

  • ePortfolios

  • Service Learning/Community-Based Learning

  • Internships

  • Capstone Courses and Projects

 Source: Ensuring Quality & Taking High-Impact Practices to Scale by George D. Kuh and Ken O'Donnell, with Case Studies by Sally Reed. (Washington, DC: AAC&U, 2013).

Eight Key Elements of High Impact Practices

  1. Performance expectations set at appropriately high levels.

  2. Significant investment of time and effort by students over an extended period of time.

  3. Interactions with faculty and peers about substantive matters.

  4. Experiences with diversity wherein students are exposed to and must contend with people and circumstances that differ from those with which students are familiar.

  5. Frequent, timely, and constructive feedback.

  6. Periodic, structured opportunities to reflect and integrate learning.

  7. Opportunities to discover relevance of learning through real-world applications.

  8. Public Demonstration of competence.

 Source: Ensuring Quality & Taking High-Impact Practices to Scale by George D. Kuh and Ken O'Donnell, with Case Studies by Sally Reed. (Washington, DC: AAC&U, 2013).

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