The 7 Principles of Good Practice


American Association of Higher Education Bulletin, 1987

  1. Good Practice Encourages Contacts Between Students and Faculty
  2. Good Practice Develops Reciprocity and Cooperation Among Students
  3. Good Practice Uses Active Learning Techniques
  4. Good Practice Gives Prompt Feedback
  5. Good Practice Emphasizes Time on Task
  6. Good Practice Communicates High Expectations
  7. Good Practice Respects Diverse Talents and Ways of Learning

For further suggestions on how the AAHE 7 Principles relate to integrating technology see Chickering, Arthur and Stephen C. Ehrmann (1996), " Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever" AAHE Bulletin, October, pp. 3-6.