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Fostering a Campus Community of Peer Support

So much of student success depends on access to support. Inside and outside of the classroom,...

How Peer Tutoring Relates to the Top 5 Skills in STEM

It’s natural to think the top skills for STEM students are hard skills. After all, hard skills are...

Why We’ve Gone Remote & How We’re Doing It

Well, it finally happened. Knack has gone remote. 

Online or In-Person? With the Right Technology, it Shouldn’t Make a Difference

COVID-19 ushered in a new reality for higher education. What were once defined pathways such as...

Why Knack Makes Sense For Students

Three years into my college experience, with 30+ courses under my belt, I’m still entirely unsure...

The Untapped Potential of Peer Support

Changes are inevitable for higher education. With shrinking budgets, hiring freezes, and overall...

Digital Badging: Going Beyond the Curriculum

A college degree is not a magic ticket — it does not inherently result in a job offer.

A HIP Conversation With Dr. George Kuh

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

Understanding Why Students Cheat

Have you ever stopped to consider why college students cheat?

College Friendships & Academic Success

We all know that social relationships are important in life. They can impact our overall success,...

How Super Mario Can Help You Boost Your GPA

Can Super Mario help you get better grades? Yes, according to Mark Rober, YouTube star and former...

The Curse of Knowledge

“Lectures starting in a place that is logical to the teacher, but not at all to the students.”