Review additional resources and information regarding High Impact Practices

by Tom Jennings

HIPS Workshop

Dr. Dolapo Adeniji-Neil and Dr. Lawrence Hobbie at the HIPs Grant Workshop on Nov. 17, 2014

One way that Adelphi shows its commitment to student learning is through its support for High Impact Educational Practices (HIPs).  HIPs are a set of best teaching practices that have been shown to produce improved student learning outcomes and retention rates, particularly for traditionally underserved student populations.

Adelphi’s High Impact Practices Committee, in partnership with the Faculty Center for Professional Excellence, recently put out a call for proposals for a 2014-2015 HIPs Faculty Teaching and Learning Grant. The grant supports faculty in developing, implementing and assessing HIPs teaching practices at Adelphi. As part of the program, the FCPE is also partnering with the High Impact Practices Committee to provide faculty with professional development seminars on HIPs. We invite you to learn more about HIPs at Adelphi and how you can participate in HIPs seminars and programming by visiting our FCPE HIPs Web pages here.

» Find additional resources and information regarding High Impact Practices

Below are the ten HIPs that have been identified by NSSE founder George Kuh and recognized by the AAC&U for producing better learning outcomes, increased student engagement and higher rates of retention:

  • First-Year Seminars and 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


For further information, please contact:

Todd Wilson
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