High-Impact Educational Practices

High-Impact Educational Practices

Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) lists the following practices as High-Impact Educational Practices that benefit student learning:

  • First-Year Experiences
  • Common Intellectual Experiences
  • Learning Communities
  • Writing-Intensive Courses
  • Collaborative Assignments and Projects
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Diversity/Global Learning
  • Service Learning, Community-Based Learning
  • Internships
  • Capstone Courses and Projects

Short descriptions of each of these practices may be found using the PDF resource below.

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