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Liberal Education
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Shala Mills, Director of Liberal Education
Phone: 785-628-4425
Email: samills@fhsu.edu
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Learn More about Liberal Education from National Organizations

The Lumina Foundation's Degree Qualifications Profile (DQP)

The Association of American Colleges and Universities' LEAP

National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment on Student Learning Outcome Statements

AAC&U's VALUE Rubrics

Assessment and Curricular Design Resources

Understanding by Design Framework

Understanding by Design White Paper

Backward Design

High Impact Practices

AAC&U has identified several high impact practices in higher education. Those high impact practices are:

  • First-Year Experiences
  • Common Intellectual Experiences
  • Learning Communities
  • Writing-Intensive Courses
  • Collaborative Assignments and Projects
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Diversity/Global Learning
  • Service Learning, Community-Based Learning
  • Internships
  • Capstone Courses and Projects
To learn more about AAC&U's work in this area, visit: https://www.aacu.org/resources/high-impact-practices.
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