Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education*

Adopted by the UM Board of Curators for the UM Strategic Action Plan   A Design for the Future  (1999).

As passed by the UMR (currently MS&T) Academic Council (April 17, 2003), faculty are urged to:

Encourage Student-Faculty Contact
Encourage Cooperation Among Students
Encourage Active Learning
Give Prompt, Frequent, Informative Feedback
Emphasize Time on Task
Communication High Expectations
Respect and Encompass Diverse Talents and Learning Styles

* modified slightly from original Seven Principles article by Chickering and Gamson (AAHE Bull. vol 39(March), 3-7, 1987)

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