High-Impact Practices in Academic Libraries
 

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High-Impact Practices in Academic Libraries

Symposium Date: Autumn 2020
Venue: Seattle Pacific University - Ames Library
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Seattle Pacific University is hosting a free one-day symposium on High-Impact Practices (HIPs) in academic libraries! The John F. Helmer Professional Development Award is providing funding for this event.
 
High-impact educational practices, as defined by George Kuh and Carol Schneider (2008), are certain active learning practices that research shows increase rates of student engagement and student retention. 
 
The eleven HIPs are: 
  • First-Year Experiences
  • Common Intellectual Experiences
  • Learning Communities
  • Writing-Intensive Courses
  • Collaborative Assignments and Projects
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Diversity/Global Learning
  • ePortfolios
  • Service Learning, Community-Based Learning
  • Internships
  • Capstone Courses and Project
Program organizers:
  • Janet Hauck - Business & Social Sciences Librarian, Seattle Pacific University, hauckj@spu.edu 
  • Kristen Hoffman - Psychology Librarian, Seattle Pacific University, khoffman@spu.edu
  • Lynda Irons - Research & Instructional Services Librarian, Pacific University, lrirons@pacificu.edu
  • Cynthia Strong - Education Librarian, Seattle Pacific University, clstrong@spu.edu
Kuh, G. D., & Schneider, C. G. (2008). High impact educational practices: What they are, who has access to them and why they matter. American Association of Colleges and Universities