The First-Year Seminar: Designing, Implementing, and Assessing Courses to Support Student Learning and Success

Series Description: “While the first-year seminar is a common fixture on many American campuses, some institutions are just beginning to explore this option while others are looking for ways to revamp an existing course. The First-Year Seminar: Designing, Implementing, and Assessing Courses to Support Student Learning and Success is designed to assist both efforts. Each volume examines a different aspect of first-year seminar design or administration and offers suggestions for practice grounded in research on the seminar, the literature on teaching and learning, and campus-based examples.

Vol. 1: Designing and Administering the Course, Jennifer R. Keup and Joni Webb Petschauer

Vol. 2: Instructor Training and Development, Mary Stuart Hunter and James Groccia

Vol. 3: Teaching in the First-Year Seminar, Brad Garner

Vol. 4: Using Peers in the Classroom, Jennifer A. Latino and Michelle Ashcraft

Vol. 5: Assessing the First-Year Seminar, Dan Friedman

Published in 2011 by The University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

These volumes are available in the CTL. Please contact Jane Love for further information.

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