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High-Impact Educational Practices   Tags: high impact, higher education, student engagement, student retention, student success  

This guide spotlights UHD Library and other selected resources in high-impact educational practices, such as first-year seminars, learning communities, service learning, undergraduate research, and capstone experiences.
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George Kuh, considered a leader in the study of high-impact educational practices, calls them "active learning practices...that educational
research suggests increase rates of student retention and student engagement." And, as he notes, "historically underserved students tend to benefit more from engaging in educational purposeful activities than majority students." (High-Impact Educational Practices: What They Are, Who Has Access to Them, and Why They Matter, p. 9, 17.)

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The Association of American Colleges and Universities' Liberal Education and America's Promise initiative has given rise to several important publications about high-impact educational practices.

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