The Freshman Year Experience

The Freshman Year Experience presents an authoritative, comprehensive guide to the policies, strategies, programs, and services designed to ensure student achievement in the first year of college--and so to facilitate student retention and ...

Author: M. Lee Upcraft

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Category: Education

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The Freshman Year Experience presents an authoritative, comprehensive guide to the policies, strategies, programs, and services designed to ensure student achievement in the first year of college--and so to facilitate student retention and academic success in subsequent years.

Journal of the Freshman Year Experience

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Journal of the Freshman Year Experience Students in Transition

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Journal of the First year Experience Students in Transition

Academic probation and companioning : Three perspectives on experience and
support . Mevlana ... Getting in : Mexican American's perceptions of university
attendance and the implications for freshman year persistence . The Journal of I ...

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The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Why the “ light bulb " didn't turn on : Stakeholder and institutional influences on a
failed pilot program for the freshman year experience . Unpublished manuscript ,
Indiana University . Powers , G. T. 1999. Teaching and learning : A matter of ...

Author: Lei Lao

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253344243

Category: Education

Page: 338

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This book is an anthology of the best of the papers presented at three conferences held by the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning program at Indiana University. The SOTL program is a systematic research and research-based activity aimed at deepening and broadening the foundation of teaching practice and giving rise to new forms of knowledge through new forms of research -- forms that often focus on IU's own pedagogical practices. Contributors are Moya L. Andrews, Lei Bao, William E. Becker, Claude Cookman, Laura Fingerson, Marc Frantz, William H. Greene, Katherine Gold Hadley, George D. Kuh, Jeni Loftus, Daniel P. Maki, Janice McCabe, Paul Ruggerio Namaste, Craig E. Nelson, Bart A. Ng, Bernice Ann Pescosolido, Brian Powell, Edward F. Redish, Stacy Scherr, Jeanne Sept, Lee S. Shulman, and Jenny Stuber.

Residence Life Programs and the First year Experience

Specialized programs for first - year students are absolutely essential , and they
serve to reduce the attrition of those students often lost in the mainstreaming ...
Columbia , SC : National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience .

Author: William J. Zeller

Publisher: National Resource Center for the

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Category: College freshmen

Page: 144

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Service learning and the First year Experience

( 2002 ) . Service - Learning and the First - Year Experience : Preparing Students
for Personal Success and Civic Responsibility ( Monograph No. 34 ) . Columbia ,
SC : University of South Carolina , National Resource Center for The First - Year
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Author: Edward A. Zlotkowski

Publisher: National Resource Center for the

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Page: 166

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This collection presents essays on service-learning and its role in the education of first-year college students. Following a preface by John N. Gardner and an introduction by Edward Zlotkowski, the chapters of section 1, "Making the Case for Service-Learning in the First Year of College," are: (1) "High School Service-Learning and the Preparation of Students for College: An Overview of Research" (Andrew Furco); (2) "Service-Learning and the First-Year Experience: Outcomes Related to Learning and Persistence" (Lori J. Vogelsang, Elaine K. Ikeda, Shannon K. Gilmartin, and Jennifer R. Keup); and (3) "Service-Learning and the Introductory Course: Lessons from across the Disciplines" (Edward Zlotkowski). Section 2, "Looking at Today's Students," contains: (4) "Look Who's Coming to College: The Impact of High School Service-Learning on New College Students" (Marty Duckenfield) and (5) "A Matter of Experience; Service-Learning and the Adult Student" (Tom O'Connell). Section 3, "Learning from Practice," contains: (6) "The University of Rhode Island's New Culture for Learning" (Jayne Richmond); (7) "Institutional Strategies To Involve First-Year Students in Service" (Julie A. Hatcher, Robert G. Bringle, and Richard Muthiah); (8) "Inquiry as a Mode of Student Learning at Portland State University: Service-Learning Experiences in First-Year Curriculum" (Dilafruz Williams, Judy Patton, Richard Beyler, Martha Balshem, and Monica Halka); (9) "A Positive Impact on Their Lives: Service-Learning and First-Year Students at Le-Moyne Owen College" (Barbara Frankle and Femi I. Ajanaku); (10) "Service-Learning in a Learning Community: The Fullerton First-Year Program" (Kathy O'Byrne and Sylvia Alatorre Alva); and (11) "Writing as Students, Writing as Citizens: Service-Learning in First-Year Composition Courses" (Thomas Deans and Nora Bacon). The final section, "Summing Things Up," contains one essay: "What, So What, Now What: Reflections, Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendations on Service-Learning and the First-Year Experience" (John N. Gardner). An appendix contains profiles of 4 additional programs. (SLD).

Primer for Research on the Freshman Year Experience

Of course, no list of important works in higher education can be all inclusive, for
many such sources supply a foundation for some of the recent thinking on the
freshman year experience. In addition to reviewing basic readings in higher ...

Author: Dorothy S. Fidler

Publisher: National Resource Center for the

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Category: College environment

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The First Year of College

Collectively, the authors of this chapter have been a part of the firstyear
experience reform movement for nearly three-quarters of a century. Andrew K.
Koch has been making scholarly contributions to and guiding strategic thought
and action ...

Author: Robert S. Feldman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110717628X

Category: Education

Page: 386

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An examination of the first year of college and the intersecting challenges facing today's students, written by top educational researchers.

Perspectives on the Freshman Year

Lee Upcraft , who delivered his address to our third Freshman Year Experience -
West ConferIntroduction ence co - hosted by the University of California John N .
Gardner at Irvine , is a special friend and colleague . He and I worked for three ...

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Integrating the First year Experience

In J . H . Levine ( Ed . ) , Learning communities : New structures , new
partnerships for learning ( Monograph No . 26 ) ( pp . 77 - 86 ) . Columbia , SC :
University of South Carolina , National Resource Center for The First - Year
Experience and ...

Author: Jean M. Henscheid

Publisher: National Resource Center for the

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Page: 220

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Teaching First Year College Students

Following the success of the University of South Carolina's University 101 course,
Gardner, now a senior fellow at the National Resource Center for the First-Year
Experience and Students in Transition, established a national conference on ...

Author: Maggie Murphy

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538116987

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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This book takes a comprehensive look at first-year library instruction from examining why first-year students struggle with academic assignments to exploring instruction roles at different institutions. It offers step-by-step guidance for planning, teaching, and assessing first-year students in and beyond the library instruction classroom.

The Experience of First Year College Students Using Computer Technology

The first - year experience . In J. F. Forest & K. Kinser ( Eds . ) , Higher education
in the United States : An encyclopedia . Santa Barbara . Baxter - Magolda , M. , &
Terenzini , P. ( 2000 ) . Teaching and learning in the 21st Century : Trends and ...

Author: Mark Rinella

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Category: College freshmen

Page: 392

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Primer for Research on the College Student Experience

Journal of The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition , 8 ( 2 ) , 7-
16 . Fielstein , L. L. , & Bash , L. K. ( 1998 ) . Remedial students ' perceptions : Pre
- college decision making , satisfaction with the freshman experience , and self ...

Author: Dorothy S. Fidler

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First Year Seminar Effectiveness

Success, Retention, and Subsequent Graduation of College Freshmen Carolyn
Anne Johnson Schnell ... In M. L. Upcraft , & J. N. Gardner ( Eds . ) , The freshman
year experience : Helping students survive and succeed in college . ( pp .

Author: Carolyn Anne Johnson Schnell

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Transforming the First year of College for Students of Color

Summer bridge : A residential learning experience for high - risk freshmen at the
University of California , San Diego . Paper presented at the Fourth Annual
National Conference on the Freshman Year Experience , Columbia , SC .
Cabrera ...

Author: Laura I. Rendón

Publisher: First-Year Experience and Students in Transition University of South Carolina

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Category: College freshmen

Page: 192

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Guidelines for Evaluating The Freshman Year Experience University of South Carolina

Author: National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience (University of South Carolina)

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Journal of the First year Experience Students in Transition

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Guidelines for Evaluating the Freshman Year Experience

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The Senior Year Experience

Like its highly acclaimed predecessor, this important book fills a gap in the literature on the topic of student transition.

Author: John N. Gardner

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 9781118308189

Category: Education

Page: 378

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"A long-awaited book, destined to become a classic." —Jane A. Lamb Nichols, acting vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, University and Community College System of Nevada The Senior Year Experience is the long-awaited sequel to the 1989 classic book The Freshman Year Experience. Like its highly acclaimed predecessor, this important book fills a gap in the literature on the topic of student transition. It offers a blueprint of the best ideas and strategies for ensuring that the end of the college experience is as promising as the beginning.