High-Impact Educational Practices

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High-Impact Educational Practices (HIPs) are a set of evidence-based teaching and learning practices that have been shown to improve learning, sustain and promote knowledge transfer, and increase student retention and completion rates. Learn more about HIPs and find out how you can potentially incorporate these practices in your classes.


High-Impact Educational Practices at UAA

UAA incorporates many High-Impact Educational Practices in its academics and student programming. These HIPS are ones faculty may want to explore for integration into their courses:

What Makes These High-Impact Educational Practices?

George Kuh and the Association of American Colleges & University identified these High-Impact Educational Practices through research on the National Survey on Student Engagement (NSSE). Learn more about HIPS at the AAC&U.

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