Overview: 5 things you need to know
- The high-impact educational practices are promoted by American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) through the Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) initiative.
- There are 10 high-impact educational practices: capstone courses/projects, collaborative assignments and projects, common intellectual experiences, diversity/global learning, first-year seminars/experiences, internships, learning communities, service learning/community-based learning, undergraduate research, and writing intensive courses.
- Any academic discipline can infuse high-impact educational practices into their curriculum and individual classes to become signature experiences for students.
- High-impact educational practices can occur in curricular and co-curricular contexts.
- First-year to senior-year students can participate in high-impact educational practices.
Tracking Student Participation in Curricular and Co-curricular High-Impact Experiences at Texas A&M University, Kristin Harper, Jenna Kurten, and Dr. Darby Roberts
- College of Agricultural and Life Sciences: High-Impact Educational Experiences – Departmental Inventory Reporting Template
- Division of Student Affairs High Impact Practices Proposal Format 2015-2016
- High Impact Experience Evaluation Rubric
- Information on Zero Semester Credit Hour (ZSCH) Course Options
- Undergraduate Studies High-Impact Educational Experiences
- Undergraduate Studies HIP Attribute Review Rubric
Lead Faculty Fellow
Dr. Jennifer Edwards
Jennifer serves as the Assistant Vice-President for Student Success and Multicultural Initiatives and Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Tarleton State University.