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High Impact Learning

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Students who take High Impact Learning Courses gain career readiness skills, make community connections, and build their resumes. - Oh, and they have a lot of fun!

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What is High Impact Learning?

High Impact Learning employs High Impact Practices (HIPs), which are research-based strategies for effective teaching that provide substantial educational benefits to students. These practices are positively associated with:

  • Increased critical thinking and writing skills

  • Higher rates of student and faculty interaction

  • Deeper approaches to learning

  • Increased persistence and better GPA

  • Greater appreciation for diversity

  • Higher overall student engagement

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“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

- Helen Keller


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