Posts Tagged ‘high impact practices’
They CAN and they SHOULD and it’s BOTH AND: The role of undergraduate peer mentors in the reference conversation2018–12–26 | 2 commentsTags: college students, high impact practices, peer-assisted learning, peer-to-peer services, reference services, student employment
In Brief: Academic libraries hire and train student employees to answer reference questions which can result in high-impact employment experiences for these students. By employing students in this role, opportunities are created for peer-to-peer learning and for a learning community to develop among the student employees. However, not everyone supports this practice. Some believe undergraduates…
2017–06–14 | 2 commentsTags: curriculum, faculty-led, high impact practices, information literacy, information literacy framework, instruction, international, short-term study abroad, social justice, study abroad
In Brief: Study abroad is a well-established method for transformative learning, recognized by the American Association of Colleges and Universities as a high-impact practice. Over the past decade, short-term faculty-led study abroad—immersive academic courses lasting eight weeks or less—has quickly become the most popular type of international experience in the United States, comprising more than 62%…
2012–04–04 | 5 commentsTags: capstone, college students, critical incident technique, high impact practices, library assessment, library impact, student learning outcomes, tuning, undergraduate history, value
Photo by Flickr user WordShore (CC BY-NC 2.0) By Derek Rodriguez This essay reports on a project which evaluated the Understanding Library Impacts (ULI) protocol, a suite of instruments for detecting and communicating library impact on student learning. The project was a dissertation study conducted with undergraduates enrolled in upper-level and capstone history classes at six U.S….