Differences in Student Learning Outcomes that Utilize High Impact Practices

Lori Simons, Charlotte Marshall, Nancy Blank, Natalie Weaver
2020 European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences  
This study compares student learning outcomes for 1,500 students enrolled in psychology courses that utilize academic-and cultural-based service-learning and experiential learning (i.e., internships) as primary pedagogical methods. A repeated measures analyses of variance with post hoc Tukey HSD analyses were conducted to measure differences in student learning outcomes from the beginning to the end of the semester for academic-based service-learners (ABSL), cultural-based service-learners
more » ... rvice-learners (CBSL), and experiential learners (EL). There were significant Group x Time interaction effects. Experiential learners and academic-based service-learners increased their guilt and shame regarding their own Whiteness from the beginning to the end of semester compared to cultural-based service-learners. Cultural-based service-learners also increased their intercultural relationships, civic responsibility, interpersonal engagement, and understanding of diversity content by the end of the semester. ABSL, CBSL, and EL contribute to different student learning outcomes. The alignment between HIPs and student learning outcomes is discussed.
doi:10.15405/ejsbs.266 fatcat:omcremcxi5bohkprs7v7jrpl34