High-Impact Practices in Online Education: Research and Best Practices

Improving the landscape of online education through research and best practices

This edited collection is the first comprehensive guide on how high-impact practices (HIPs) are being implemented in online environments and how HIPs can be adjusted to meet the needs of online learners.

Get a sneak peek at this edited collection that is designed to assist faculty and administrators in better implementing HIPs in online education courses and programs.

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About the book

High-Impact Practices in Online Education: Research and Best Practices offers concrete strategies for transitioning HIPs to online environments with the aim of providing all learners with transformative educational experiences.

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About the contributors

Editors Katie Linder and Chrysanthemum Mattison Hayes, along with 23 chapter authors, have contributed their expertise to highlight the need to leverage and expand HIPs for distance learning environments.

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“Research in Action” podcast episodes featuring contributors

“Research in Action” (RIA) is a podcast about topics and issues related to research in higher education featuring experts across a range of disciplines.


  High-Impact Practices in Online Education is not only a groundbreaking guide in the landscape of distance education, but is also the definitive guide for implementing HIPs online. This book will change the way we develop and deliver courses and degrees online.  

– Kelvin Thompson, Executive Director, Center for Distributed Learning
University of Central Florida

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