Knack Notes Blog

Content written by the Knack team about peer tutoring in higher education.

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The Importance of Soft Skills in a COVID-19 World

Soft skills, despite their misnomer, have always been crucial to academic and professional...

Peer Tutoring as a Method of Academic Enrichment

Tutoring has broad value and broad purpose, but it’s easy to miss if we default to viewing it in...

The Power of Tutor Reflection

In the tutor-student relationship, we tend to focus first on the student getting tutored.

Hang On, Higher Ed

Higher education’s decade-long journey to course correct just took an interesting turn.

The 21st-Century Role of Peer Tutoring Programs in Higher Ed

The 21st century continues to evolve in ways most of us wouldn’t have predicted in our wildest...

Reducing the Psychological Size of Your Campus

Have you considered the psychological size of your campus? Its physical span across a number of...

A Critical Analysis of HIPs with Dr. Shaun Harper

It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to talk with Dr. Shaun Harper about his professional...

Spotlight: College of Charleston

The College of Charleston makes its way into the Knack Spotlight for their extraordinary work...

The Power of Iowa GROW® with Teri Schnelle

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Teri Schnelle from the University of Iowa about...

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Power of Peer Influence

This is a guest post written by Dr. George Kuh, HIPs Expert & Indiana University Chancellor’s...

A HIP Conversation With Dr. George Kuh

High-Impact Practices (HIPs) are a catalyst that can accelerate student learning and...

The Knexus of Student Success

Student success is typically talked about in terms of academic achievement, leadership in...