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High Impact Practices at UMass Amherst

Since 2004, the UMass Amherst Graduating Senior Survey has asked students about their High-Impact Practices (HIPs) (opportunities such as first-year and capstone programs, collaborative projects, service and community-based learning, and internships) involvement and, beginning in 2016, includes students' rating of how much they have learned during their time at UMass Amherst. In this report, we consider the patterns of student participation in HIPs and the relationship between participation and learning outcomes, future employment and education, and disciplinary and curricular requirements. In general, our results mirror those in studies conducted by NSSE and AAC&U, suggesting a positive relationship between HIPs involvement and student learning outcomes.

















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