34th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience
February 7 - 10, 2015 <> Dallas, TX
Proposal Deadline: October 15, 2014
Early Registration Deadline: January 14, 2015
The Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience provides a forum for higher education professionals to share experiences, concerns, and accomplishments related to supporting student learning, development, and success in the first college year.
High-quality concurrent session, roundtable discussion, and poster presentation proposals are invited on topics addressing the myriad aspects of the first year of college. Proposals undergo blind review and are selected based on appropriateness of session topic, adherence to proposal guidelines, and overall quality of the proposal. The deadline is October 15, 2014.
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Institute on Peer Educators
November 7 - 9, 2014 <> Columbia, South Carolina
Online Registration Deadline: October 29, 2014
Those interested in programs and initiatives for peer educators are invited to join us for the Institute on Peer Educators. Institute faculty will build a framework for examining trends and practices connected to creating opportunities and programs to ensure the success of peer educators. Individual sessions are designed to build on one another so that participants leave with a personalized action plan for use on their home campuses.
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2012-2013 National Survey of First-Year Seminars: Exploring High-Impact Practices in the First College Year
Dallin George Young and Jessica M. Hopp
The 2012-2013 administration of the National Survey of First-Year Seminars was expanded to explore the connection between the seminar and other high-impact practices in the first college year, including learning communities, service-learning, common reading programs, undergraduate research, and writing instruction. Click here for more information.
College Students in Transition: An Annotated Bibliography
Stephanie M. Foote, Sara M. Hinkle, Jeannine Kranzow, Matthew D. Pistilli, LaTonya Rease Miles, and Janelle G. Simmons
A new annotated bibliography helps researchers and practitioners navigate the emerging literature base on college student transitions beyond the first year, with special focus on adult learners, student veterans, and those studying in different cultures. Click here for more information.