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High-Impact Practices

High Impact Practices (HIPs) are 11 specific instructional practices that institutions can incorporate mostly at the institution level, but some at the classroom level. These practices are proven ways to improve student retention and progress. Resources for these practices and research are linked below.

AAC&U High Impact Practice Documentation

List and definitions of High Impact Practices

Kuh, G. (2008). High-Impact Educational Practices: What they are, who has access to them, and why they matter. Washington, D.C.: Association of American Colleges and Universities.