Seven Principles of Good Education

In 1987 Chickering and Gamson recommended seven principles for good practices in undergraduate education. Even though the article states undergraduate education, the principles still apply to graduate education. The principles were based on 50 years of educational research are widely used as an educational resource today.

The seven principles of good practice in undergraduate education:
1. Encourages contact between students and faculty
2. Develops reciprocity and cooperation among students.
3. Encourages active learning.
4. Gives prompt feedback.
5. Emphasizes time on task.
6. Communicates high expectations.
7. Respect diverse talents and ways of learning.

Watch the following video to learn more about the seven principles.

Read the following articles.

Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education

Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as a Lever


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