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The University Libraries and High Impact Practices

A recent report prepared by members of our faculty addresses the University Libraries’ significant role in participating in the high impact initiatives identified by the AAC&U’s LEAP Report and adopted by UNCG in its Strategic Plan 2009-14. These practices are proven to impact student success positively. By collaborating closely with faculty and Student Affairs in these activities, the Libraries contribute significantly to student success and retention. This report provides examples primarily from the 2012-13 academic year.
The High Impact Practices
• First-Year Seminars and Experiences
• Learning Communities and Residential Colleges
• Common Intellectual Experience
• Writing Intensive Courses
• Internships
• Capstone Courses
• Undergraduate Research
• Service Learning
• Collaborative assignments
• Diversity/Global Learning
The University Libraries strongly support all of these high impact initiatives through a variety of programs, initiatives and resources:
• A dedicated librarian who focuse…