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About High-Impact Practices

High-Impact Practices in Online Education: Research and Best Practices offers the first comprehensive guide to how high-impact practices (HIPs) are being implemented in online environments and how HIPs can be adjusted to meet the needs of online learners.

This multidisciplinary volume can assist faculty and administrators in effectively implementing HIPs in distance education courses and online programs as a way to increase retention and completion for online learners.

With a chapter devoted to each of the eleven HIPs, this collection offers guidance that takes into account the differences between online learners and traditional on-campus students.

Through specific examples and practical suggestions in each chapter, readers are introduced to concrete strategies for transitioning HIPs to the online environment that can be utilized across a range of disciplines and institution types. Each chapter also references the most recent and relevant literature on each HIP to inform readers about what makes online HIPs successful.

Table of contents

  • Introduction: Kathryn E. Linder and Chrysanthemum Mattison Hayes
  • Chapter 1: First-year Seminars – Jennifer R. Keup
  • Chapter 2: Common Intellectual Experience – Jason D. Baker and Michael Pregitzer
  • Chapter 3: Learning Communities – Kathy E. Johnson, Amy A. Powell, and Sarah S. Baker
  • Chapter 4: Writing-Intensive Classes – June Griffin
  • Chapter 5: Collaborative Assignments and Projects – Robert John Robertson and Shannon Riggs
  • Chapter 6: Undergraduate Research in the Humanities – Ellen Holmes Pearson and Jeffrey W. McClurken
  • Chapter 7: Undergraduate Research in the Sciences – Kevin F. Downing and Jennifer K. Holtz
  • Chapter 8: Diversity and Global Learning – Jesse Nelson & Nelson Soto
  • Chapter 9: eService-learning – Jean Strait and Katherine Nordyke
  • Chapter 10: Internships – Pamela D. Pike
  • Chapter 11: Capstone Courses and Projects – Zapoura Newton-Calvert and Deborah Smith Arthur
  • Chapter 12: ePortfolios – Jennifer Sparrow and Judit Török
  • Chapter 13: High Impact Practices and Library and Information Resources – Stefanie Buck
  • Conclusion: Kathryn E. Linder and Chrysanthemum Mattison Hayes

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Order your copy today. Use code “HIP20” for a 20 percent discount or contact Katie Linder for more information about bulk buying options.