Converting Simulations from Low Impact to High Impact Practices

Joie Hain


Joie Hain is a 2015 graduate of Kennesaw State University with a DBA in marketing. She joined Clayton State University in 2018 after 20 years in commission-based sales, consistently receiving industry awards for superior sales volume. Joie teaches asynchronous online undergraduate professional selling courses and graduate and undergraduate digital marketing and social media marketing classes. Upon joining Clayton State, she developed an online MBA concentration in digital marketing for her university. In 2021, Joie was honored with Stukent’s Professor of the Year Award. Joie is highly engaged in her community, has two daughters, a son-in-law and a grandson, with whom she spends all her available time.


In this session, Joie Hain will discuss how to convert a simulation into a High Impact Practice. High Impact Practices increase student engagement, which results in more robust learning and better student retention. Hain will present High Impact Practice definitions and examples of ways to implement them with simulations.