HIP Focus: Collaborative Assignments and Projects
Collaborative experiences "connect" students to people who will support them throughout college, and provide opportunities for learning in new contexts.
HIP Focus: Writing Intensive Courses
These courses emphasize writing at all levels of instruction and across the curriculum, including final-year projects.
HIP Focus: First-Year Seminars
Other high-impact practices are commonly used in FYS. The goal is to provide students with a small class learning experience, skill building, and contact with faculty.
HIP Focus: Internships
The role of faculty includes helping the intern integrate the internship into his/ her entire academic experience, providing direction, and evaluating the learning derived from the internship.
HIP Focus: Diversity & Global Learning
Goals of this practice include: understand diverse cultures and global processes, develop interpersonal skills, and prepare for citizenship (local and global).