Posts Tagged ‘high impact practices’
June 14, 2017 | No commentsTags: curriculum, faculty-led, high impact practices, information literacy, information literacy framework, instruction, international, short-term study abroad, social justice, study abroad
By Kelly McElroy and Laurie M. Bridges In Brief: Study abroad is a well-established method for transformative learning, recognized by the American Association of Colleges and Universities as a high-impact practice. Over the past decade, short-term faculty-led study abroad—immersive academic courses lasting eight weeks or less—has quickly become the most popular type of international experience in…
April 4, 2012 | 5 commentsTags: capstone, college students, critical incident technique, high impact practices, library assessment, library impact, student learning outcomes, tuning, undergraduate history, value
Photo by Flickr user WordShore (CC BY-NC 2.0) By Derek Rodriguez This essay reports on a project which evaluated the Understanding Library Impacts (ULI) protocol, a suite of instruments for detecting and communicating library impact on student learning. The project was a dissertation study conducted with undergraduates enrolled in upper-level and capstone history classes at six U.S….