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37th Annual Conference on The First Year Experience February 10-13, 2018 San Antonio, Texas Annual Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program CI-100 Empowering Students to Design College, Designing Your Stanford Course Insights Session Handouts CI-235 Extended Orientation for Peer Educator Development - The University 101 Model Session Handouts CI-236 Search & Destroy - Action-Packed Gaming for Self-Directed Research Skills Session Handouts CI-241 Making the Best Better - Let Your Hands-On Activities Shine Session Handouts CI-26 Retention is Up 12 Percent - The Secrets to Success Without Money Session Handouts CI-36 Reaching Generation Z Through First-Year Programming Session Handouts CI-55 The First-Year Seminar and High Ability Students Session Handouts CI-57 Developing and Sustaining a Successful Bridge Program Session Handouts CI-61 Student Engagement and Success - Action Assessment Dialogue Session Handouts CI-70 25 Years of Peer Leadership in U101 Session Handouts CR-106 How Cultural Events Programs Build the Academic and Campus Community Session Handouts CR-46 Getting Real About Fake News - First-Year Students and Media Evaluation Session Handouts CT-18 Proactive Advising - A Strategy for First Generation Student Success Session Handouts CT-186 What Makes an FYE Course or Any Course Academic, Rigorous Session Handouts CT-188 Hiding in Plain Sight - Identifying and Supporting At-Risk Students Session Handouts CT-21 Building Cross-Campus Partnerships Around Peer Education Session Handouts CT-216 Developing a Plan for First-Year Seminar Instructor Professional Development Session Handouts CT-239 Rebuilding the First-Year Seminar With New Learning Science Principles Session Handouts CT-252 College Identification and First-Year Students - Approaches to the FYE Curriculum Session Handouts CT-34 Why Wait - First-Year Students and Career Competency Session Handouts CT-45 Hands Across the Sea - UK-USA Collaboration on Common Reading Session Handouts CT-48 Restructuring a First-Year Seminar - Moving Beyond Retention Session Handouts CT-49 Student Athletes and the First-Year Experience Session Handouts CT-64 Just in Time - Training That Works for FYE Instructors Session Handouts E-110 Critical Personal Finance Topics for College Student Success Session Handouts E-15 The Importance of Recognizing Academic Achievement in First-Year Students Session Handouts E-176 Marching Off the Map - Generation Z Metacognition Session Handouts E-197 Crafting Your Custom First-Year Seminar Textbook Session Handouts FD-103 Caring for DREAMers - Collaborating in Best Practices for Undocumented Student Support Session Handouts FD-171 Student Affairs and Faculty Collaborations - Barriers, Strategies, Success Session Handouts FD-220 Spirituality, Authenticity, Wholeness, and Self-Renewal in the Academy Session Handouts FD-224 Beyond Growth Mindset Session Handouts FD-260 Submitting a Successful Conference Session Session Handouts FD-4 The Hand-Off - Transitioning Student Support from Admissions to First-Year Experience Session Handouts PA-118 Accio Sources - Information Literacy Instruction Through Harry Potter's Frames Session Handouts PA-119 Engaging First-Year Engineers Through Peer Mentoring Session Handouts PR-132 Working Together - Communicating Campus Culture to First-Year Students Session Handouts
36th Annual Conference on The First Year Experience February 11-14, 2017 Atlanta, GA Annual Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Rishi Sriram - Opening Session and Keynote Address Opening Session and Keynote Address Christine Harrington Ph.D. - Plenary Address Plenary Address Bethany Johnson-Javois - Closing Address Closing Address CI -195 Assessing the First-Year Experience Using Results to Improve Student Development Session Handouts CI- 24 Building Loyalty, Understanding, and Excellence BLUE Week first-time Freshman Orientation Session Handouts CI-106 Retention Success, Growing 8% in 5 years! Session Handouts CI-123 Past, Present and Future -A Peer Mentor Program Success Story Part 1 Session Handouts CI-123 Past, Present and Future -A Peer Mentor Program Success Story Part 2 Session Handouts CI-131 We Are All Academic Coaches Helping Struggling Students Achieve Success Session Handouts CI-187 First Generation Strategies to Improve Student Success and Retention Session Handouts CI-207 Common Reading Rethinking Assessment of Student Engagement Part 1 Session Handouts CI-207 Common Reading Rethinking Assessment of Student Engagement Part 2 Session Handouts CI-251 No More Info Dump! Reimagining Orientation as a Process Session Handouts CI-44 You Can Do It! Assessing Learning Objectives in First- Year Experience Programs Part 3 Session Handouts CI-44 You Can Do It! Assessing Learning Objectives in First-Year Experience Programs Part 1 Session Handouts CI-44 You Can Do It! Assessing Learning Objectives in First-Year Experience Programs Part 2 Session Handouts CI-46 mSuccess A Smartphone-Based Growth Mindset and Social Belonging Intervention Session Handouts CI-59 Jaguar Jumpstart-Bridging Academic and Service Learning Outcomes Session Handouts CR- 26 Understanding Financial Pressures on the Experiences of Community College Students Session Handouts CR-73 How Psychological Factors Interact with Self-Efficacy and Impact Student Success Session Handouts CR-80 Military Veterans' Perceptions of Campus Services, Adjustment and Preparedness to Graduate Session Handouts CR-103 "Life So Far" - Student Voice as an Assessment Tool @ The College of Charleston Session Handouts CR-128 College Students' Faith, Spirituality, and Engagement While Attending Jesuit Universities Session Handouts CR-206 Exploring Student Understanding and Practice of Discernment and Reflection Part 1 Session Handouts CR-206 Exploring Student Understanding and Practice of Discernment and Reflection Part 2 Session Handouts CT-238 Methods and Messaging of Growth and Grit- How We Help Session Handouts CR-273 Exploring First-Year Students' Readiness to Engage Worldview Difference Session Handouts CT-4 Student Engagement Defining It Distinguishing It Developing It Part 1 Session Handouts CT-4 Student Engagement Defining It Distinguishing It Developing It Part 2 Session Handouts CT-134 Redesgning the Library Scavenger Hunt in First-Year Seminars Part 1 Session Handouts CT-134 Redesgning the Library Scavenger Hunt in First-Year Seminars Part 2 Session Handouts CT-203 Using CAS Cross-Functional Frameworks to Facilitate a Collaborative FYE Approach Session Handouts CT-218 Approaching Intersections in the Classroom Session Handouts CT-242 Triaging for Student Success, Utilizing a Case Management Model Part 1 Session Handouts CT-242 Triaging for Student Success, Utilizing a Case Management Model Part 2 Session Handouts CT -246 Transition Pedagogy Guiding Instructors to Support Students as They Teach Part 1 Session Handouts CT -246 Transition Pedagogy Guiding Instructors to Support Students as They Teach Part 2 Session Handouts CT-296 Diversity What So What Now What Part 1 Session Handouts E-22 Soft Skills-The Importance of Identifying Non-Cognitive Barriers to Success Session Handouts E-212 Using Digital and In-Person Tools to Create Engaging Campus Financial Literacy Programs Session Handouts E-243 Launching from College How Students Become Sprinters, Wanderers, and Stragglers Session Handouts FD-00 What is Dual Credit Doing to Your Students' First-Year Experience Session Handouts FD-3 Silos to Bridges Creating Avenues for Collaboration Session Handouts FD-7 Cultivating and Capitalizing on the Strengths of First-Generation Students Part 1 Session Handouts FD-7 Cultivating and Capitalizing on the Strengths of First-Generation Students Part 2 Session Handouts FD-7 Cultivating and Capitalizing on the Strengths of First-Generation Students Part 3 Session Handouts FD-91 Re-imagining the First Year of College-Year One Takeaways Session Handouts FD-139 Engaging the Campus Community in Common Reading Programs Session Handouts FD-178 Helping Student Staff Support Their First-Year Student Peers Session Handouts FD-182 The Bridge to Excellence - Aligning Faculty Development with Program Goals Part 1 Session Handouts FD-182 The Bridge to Excellence - Aligning Faculty Development with Program Goals Part 2 Session Handouts FD-200 The Importance of Implementing First Year Student Mentoring Programs for Minorities Session Handouts FD-308 Strategies for Fostering Connections Between International and Domestic First-Year Students Session Handouts PR-149 English Learning Environment Effective for First Year Students Part 1 Session Handouts PR-149 English Learning Environment Effective for First Year Students Part 2 Session Handouts PR-150 Derailed - Investigating the Disconnect Between Aspiration and Achievement in STEM Session Handouts PR-160 First-Generation Student in Transition at an Open Admissions University Session Handouts PR-161 Academic Motivation and Perceived Abilities of First-Year Residential College Students Session Handouts PR-165 University Retention of Students-of-Color - Participation in a Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program Session Handouts
35th Annual Conference on The First Year Experience February 20-23, 2016 Orlando, FL Annual Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Stephanie Foote - Plenary Address Opening Session and Keynote Address Mark Allen Poisel - Closing Address Closing Address CI-103 Welcoming New Students With a New Approach The Alphabet of Success: NSO to NSE for FYE Session Handouts CI-36 Mission-Driven Leadership the First-Year Experience Session Handouts CI-96 "I Came Here to Play Football" and Other Reasons Why/How to Teach Mindset and Grit to Student-Athletes Session Handouts CI-96 Teaching Ourselves and Our Students to Embrace Challenge: A Review of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success Session Handouts CT-18 Resources Session Handouts CT-18 Using Metacognition to Reframe Our Thinking about Learning Styles Session Handouts CT-193 Utilizing Motivational Interviewing Techniques with FYE Course Students Session Handouts CT-220 Thinking globally, acting locally: interpreting + customizing university­wide FYE goals Session Handouts CT-19 CT-19 Bring the Awesome Sauce Session Handouts CT-47 -1 University of South Florida’s Global Citizens Project: Promoting Global Competencies in Undergraduate Students Session Handouts CT-19 Bring the Awesome Sauce Resources Session Handouts CT-47 -2 University of South Florida’s Global Citizens Project: Promoting Global Competencies in Undergraduate Students Session Handouts CT-52 Standing Room Only: Strategies to Increase Engagement Through Extracurricular Programming Session Handouts CT-60 -1 Lessons from the Redwoods A New Approach for FYE at a Large Public University Session Handouts CT-60 -2 Lessons from the Redwoods A New Approach for FYE at a Large Public University Session Handouts CT-77 -1 Bridging the Divide - Guided Pathways and Curriculum Alignment Session Handouts CT-77 -2 Bridging the Divide - Guided Pathways and Curriculum Alignment Session Handouts CT-98 -1 Mario Goes to College Session Handouts CT-98 -2 Common Reading Programs Session Handouts E-207 Loan Counseling: Strategies to Get the Most Significant Results! Session Handouts E-219 -1 Back Off Baby Session Handouts E-219 -2 Back Off Baby Session Handouts E-219 -3 Back Off Baby Session Handouts E-22 The First Year Matters But What Matters Most JNGI Session Handouts FD-205 Turning ON Inspiration advocate forum outline Session Handouts PA-136 Offering Intentional Support Systems to Ease Out-of-State Students’ Transition Session Handouts PA-141 Academic Opportunity Program (AOP): A “Triple Punch” 1st Year Experience Course Connie Hansen and Denise Green Liberty University Session Handouts PR-160 Critical Thinking & Holistic Learning: Library Collaborations Foster First-Year Success Session Handouts
34th Annual Conference on The First Year Experience February 6-10, 2015 Dallas, TX Annual Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Adrianna Kezar - Opening Keynote Address Opening Session and Keynote Address George Mehaffy - Text from Plenary Address Plenary Address Eileen Hulme - Closing Address Closing Address Closing Session - What Do I Do Tomorrow Closing Address CI - New Student Orientation - Collaboration between Academics and Student Affairs Session Handouts CI-26 Creating Communities Through Collaborative Play - The KSU Alternate Reality Game Session Handouts I-26 KSU Alternate Reality Games Handout Session Handouts CI-37 Flipping for the Masses Session Handouts CI-43 Best of Both Worlds - A Community Engagement Project Session Handouts CI-45 Redesigning Peer Leader Training to Meet Evolving Student Needs Session Handouts CI-50 Serving Those Who Served - Creating Programs for Veteran Student Success Session Handouts CI-56 Pairing Peers - Sophomore to Freshmen Academic Mentorship in Practice Session Handouts CI-59 FIRE - The First-Year Innovation and Research Experience Session Handouts CI-59 FIRE - The First-Year Innovation and Research Experience -2 Session Handouts CI-64 Using Peers to Bridge the Gap between Admission and Orientation Session Handouts CI-66 Climate Change - Transforming a Summer Bridge Program with Student Support Session Handouts CI-66 Climate Change - Transforming a Summer Bridge Program with Student Support -2 Session Handouts CI-66 Climate Change - Transforming a Summer Bridge Program with Student Support - what does research say Session Handouts CI-69 Preparing Campus Stakeholders for Participating in the First-Year Exp Session Handouts CI-69 Preparing Campus Stakeholders for Participating in the First-Year Exp -2 Session Handouts CI-77 Creating Community Connection with City-Based Learning Session Handouts CI-77 Creating Community Connection with City-Based Learning -2 Session Handouts CI-80 Restructuring Faculty-Instructor Training and Support for First-Year Seminar Courses Session Handouts CI-82 Creating Intentional Learning Opportunities for First-Year Residential Students Session Handouts CI-82 Creating Intentional Learning Opportunities for First-Year Residential Students -2 Session Handouts CI-86 From Triage to Triumph - Academic Advising for At-Risk Students -2 Session Handouts CI-86 From Triage to Triumph - Academic Advising for At-Risk Students Session Handouts CI-92 Using Proven Personalized Learning and Assessment Tools Session Handouts CI-93 Evolving University Freshman Transition Course at AURAK UAE - Case Study Session Handouts CI-102 Refining Your Learning Skills - A Program for Academically Dismissed Students Session Handouts CI-107 Un-Common Read - A Well-Being Common Read at George Mason Univ Session Handouts CI-109 Using Assessment to Promote Better Teaching of Critical Thinking Session Handouts CI-109 Using Assessment to Promote Better Teaching of Critical Thinking -2 Session Handouts CI-110 Using Cross-Campus Teams to Support First-Year Students Session Handouts CI-152 Maintaining Quality During Growth - Strategies for your Peer Mentor Program Session Handouts CI-154 Mixing It Up- A Hybrid Method of Mentoring First-Year Students Session Handouts CI-165 Its Not the Parts Its How They Fit Together - Grossmonts Freshman Academy Session Handouts CI-166 Success Connect - Early Alert and Academic Intervention at a Flagship Institution Session Handouts CI-168 Creating a No-Combat Zone - Maneuvering Institutional Change - Sustaining Program Relevance Session Handouts CI-170 A Perspective on Learning Community Success - Recruitment Matters Session Handouts CI-171 Meet the First Faculty - Implementing Faculty-Led Discipline-Specific Seminars Session Handouts CI-183 Grab the GPS - Navigating Advisement in First-Year Seminar and Beyond Session Handouts CI-190 Creating Community On-Campus Reaching Community Off-Campus - Assessing the Impact of Service-Learning Session Handouts CI-196 Bounce Back Early Alert and Intervention Program Session Handouts CI-204 Magnifying Success - First-Year Success by Expanding STEM Learning Communities Session Handouts CI-204 Magnifying Success - First-Year Success by Expanding STEM Learning Communities -2 Session Handouts CI-206 PIER - Pirate Introduction to ECU Registration Session Handouts CI-210 Infusing Academics into First-Year Orientation Courses Session Handouts CI-214 Fostering Student Development and Self-Efficacy Through Personal Challenge Session Handouts CI-219 From 0 to 60 - Then Steady on the Gas Session Handouts CI-229 Not by Accident - Eight Models for Developmental Student Success Session Handouts CI-229 Not by Accident - Eight Models for Developmental Student Success -2 Session Handouts CI-242 Beyond Orientation Week - Reconnecting Students at Critical Success Points Session Handouts CI-246 UCAN Succeed with Resilience - An Academic Suspension Program Gets Gritty Session Handouts CI-260 A Connection for Every First-Year Student - The 360 Connections Initiative Session Handouts CI-260 A Connection for Every First-Year Student - The 360 Connections Initiative -2 Session Handouts CI-260 A Connection for Every First-Year Student - The 360 Connections Initiative -3 Session Handouts CI-261 STSC at TCCD - Implementing STSC in a Multi-Campus District Session Handouts CI-265 Bridging the First-Year Experience Through Student Leadership Roles Session Handouts CI-267 Structure and Effectiveness - Peer Mentoring in the Aspiring Eagles Academy Session Handouts CI-273 Different Faces of Freshman Success Seminars Session Handouts CI-275 It Takes a Village - Using Early Alert Assessment for Proactive Advising Session Handouts Cl-279 From a First-Year Seminar to the First-Year Dialogue Session Handouts CI-279 From a First-Year Seminar to the First-Year Dialogue -2 Session Handouts CR-23 Developing an Intensive Faculty Preparation Program - Results and Lessons Learned Session Handouts CR-103 Academic Self-Efficacy Engagement and Achievement for All Students Session Handouts CR-150 A Look at the Book - Research Evidence on Common Reading Session Handouts CR-159 Transition to College - Does Attending Your First Choice Matter Session Handouts CR-161 Supporting First-Year STEM Students with TLC Session Handouts CR-182 First-Year Initiatives - Meeting the Needs of the Millennial Generation Session Handouts CR-187 Examining Predictive Analytics Research from a Math Early Warning Pilot -2 Session Handouts CR-187 Examining Predictive Analytics Research from a Math Early Warning Pilot Session Handouts CR-223 FYS and Male College Students' First- and Third-Year Persistence Session Handouts CR-226 Latino College Students Transition Experiences from High School to College -2 Session Handouts CR-230 Digging Deeper into Student Engagement and Learning with Case Studies Session Handouts CR-230 Digging Deeper into Student Engagement and Learning with Case Studies -2 Session Handouts CR-234 Reasons to Read - Trends and Traps in Common Reading Programs Session Handouts CR-234 Reasons to Read - Trends and Traps in Common Reading Programs -2 Session Handouts CR-29 Six-Word Memoirs - A Content Analysis of First-Year Course Learning Outcomes Session Handouts CR-51 Bridging the Gap Student Success in a Summer Bridge Program Session Handouts CR-54The First-Year Transition of Dual Credit Students Session Handouts CR-57 First-Year Students Financial Decision-Making - The Good Bad and Ugly Session Handouts CR-57 First-Year Students Financial Decision-Making - The Good Bad and Ugly -2 Session Handouts CR-85 Narrative Explorations of First-Generation Multicultural Veteran and Nonveteran Learners Session Handouts CR-88 Specialized Versus General First-Year Seminars and Changes in Academic Self-Efficacy Session Handouts CR-91 The Living-Learning Community - Why Academic Affairs Leadership is Important Session Handouts CR-99 Non-Cognitive Assessment - Tying the FYE Classroom to Student Success Session Handouts CT-100 Integrating Social Media into the FirstHandout (1) Session Handouts CT-100 Integrating Social Media into the First-Year Experience Course Session Handouts CT-151 An Integrated Model of Self-Management for Student Success and Retention Session Handouts CT-151 An Integrated Model of Self-Management for Student Success and Retention -2 Session Handouts CT-153 Designing and Implementing a Free Online Textbook for the FYE Session Handouts CT-153 Designing and Implementing a Free Online Textbook for the FYE -2 Session Handouts CT-156 Promoting College and Career Success in FYE Courses Session Handouts CT-158 Connecting the Common Read with Information Literacy and Student Success Session Handouts CT-158 Connecting the Common Read with Information Literacy and Student Success -2 Session Handouts CT-167 Developing Powerful Orientation Programs for First-Generation College Students Session Handouts CT-167 Developing Powerful Orientation Programs for First-Generation College Students -2 Session Handouts CT-167 Developing Powerful Orientation Programs for First-Generation College Students -3 Session Handouts CT-167 Developing Powerful Orientation Programs for First-Generation College Students -4 Session Handouts CT-173 Speaking the Same Language- Cross-Training for Student Success Session Handouts CT-174 Crucial Conversations - Empowering Peer Educators to Facilitate Dialogue Session Handouts CT-174 Crucial Conversations - Empowering Peer Educators to Facilitate Dialogue -2 Session Handouts CT-174 Crucial Conversations - Empowering Peer Educators to Facilitate Dialogue -3 Session Handouts CT-174 Crucial Conversations - Empowering Peer Educators to Facilitate Dialogue -4 Session Handouts CT-174 Crucial Conversations - Empowering Peer Educators to Facilitate Dialogue -5 Session Handouts CT-180 Paths to Learning - Teaching for Engagement Session Handouts CT-186 University Leadership Network - A Model of an incentive-Based Scholarship Program Session Handouts CT-186 University Leadership Network - A Model of an incentive-Based Scholarship Program -2 Session Handouts CT-203 Century Student - Technology Engagement and Active Learning Session Handouts CT-205 Expanding the Common Theme - Study Abroad and the Common Read Session Handouts CT-211 Engaging Students in Self-Assessments - Active Learning Strategies for the Classroom Session Handouts CT-217 Sneaky Study Strategies Session Handouts CT-220 Utilizing Service-Learning to Engage Honors Students in a First-Year Seminar Session Handouts CT-225 A Step Ahead - Collaborative Partnerships in Summer Bridge Program Redesign Session Handouts CT-231 Engaging First-Generation First-Time-in College Commuter Students Session Handouts CT-235 Military Veterans Perceptions of Campus Services Adjustment and Preparedness to Graduate Session Handouts CT-237 Piloting a First-Year Learning Community Assessment Model Using VALUE Rubrics Session Handouts CT-238 College Success Online -2 Session Handouts CT-238 College Success Online Session Handouts CT-240 Assignment Design Across the Curriculum - Cueing for Transfer Session Handouts CT-248 Spanning the Gaps - Increasing Access and Retention for Nontraditonal Students Session Handouts CT-257 Meaningful Assessment in FYE Courses Using Signature Assignments Session Handouts CT-263 Building Bridges Across the Curriculum and Cocurriculum Session Handouts CT-263 Building Bridges Across the Curriculum and Cocurriculum -2 Session Handouts CT-269 Creating a 360 Experience - Common Reading Programs Session Handouts CT-27 CREATE An Appreciative Model for Teaching First-Year Students Session Handouts CT-270 Proactively Meeting the Needs of First-Year First-Generation Students Session Handouts CT-270 Proactively Meeting the Needs of First-Year First-Generation Students -2 Session Handouts CT-272 Sustaining a Common Reading Program through an Annual Resource Guide Session Handouts CT-272 Sustaining a Common Reading Program through an Annual Resource Guide -2 Session Handouts CT-276 Better Service through Collaboration - Intl Student Orientation at MSU Session Handouts CT-276 Better Service through Collaboration - Intl Student Orientation at MSU -2 Session Handouts CT-277 Three Challenging Student-Centered Classroom Activities for Any Topic Session Handouts CT-35 Navigating University Transition Through the Utilization of Peer Leaders Session Handouts CT-35 Navigating University Transition Through the Utilization of Peer Leaders -2 Session Handouts CT-36 Reflective Practice for Professional Growth and Personal Resilience Session Handouts CT-41 Creating a Powerful Syllabus - Doing What Works Session Handouts CT-42 Leverage Your Emotional Intelligence to Improve Programs and Excel Professionally Session Handouts CT-42 Leverage Your Emotional Intelligence to Improve Programs and Excel Professionally -2 Session Handouts CT-46 Enhancing an Established Common Reading Program Session Handouts CT-58 Developing Online Student Success Courses Session Handouts CT-61 Speak Up - When Communication Skills are on the FYE Syllabus Session Handouts CT-61 Speak Up - When Communication Skills are on the FYE Syllabus -2 Session Handouts CT-67 Resilience - A Factor in First-Year Student Success Session Handouts CT-71 Using Reflective Assignments as Evaluative Tools - Theory and Practice Session Handouts CT-74 First-Year Experience Study Abroad - Promoting Study Abroad Among First-Generation First-Year Students Session Handouts CT-75 Technology Tools for Promoting Self-Actualized Learning Session Handouts CT-75 Technology Tools for Promoting Self-Actualized Learning -2 Session Handouts CT-75 Technology Tools for Promoting Self-Actualized Learning -3 Session Handouts CT-83 An ASD-Friendly Campus - Strategies and Systems for this Emerging Population Session Handouts CT-83 An ASD-Friendly Campus - Strategies and Systems for this Emerging Population -2 Session Handouts CT-83 An ASD-Friendly Campus - Strategies and Systems for this Emerging Population -3 Session Handouts CT-83 An ASD-Friendly Campus - Strategies and Systems for this Emerging Population -4 Session Handouts CT-87 Selling the Buy-In - Marketing a Common Reading Program Session Handouts CT-87 Selling the Buy-In - Marketing a Common Reading Program -2 Session Handouts CT-90 Creating an Engaging Library Orientation - FYE Courses at the University of California San Diego Session Handouts EFYE_The flamino-model_Pieterjan Bonne Session Handouts E-18 The First Year Matters - But What Matters Most Session Handouts E-20 Collaborative Publishing - The Future of College Success Session Handouts E-22 College Success Through Financial Literacy Session Handouts E-24 Life During College ONLINE Results From Implementing An Online Text Session Handouts E-44 Retaining Students who Choose the Wrong Major Session Handouts E-6 Engaging Diverse Student Populations with Personal Finance Session Handouts E-8 Online Orientation - Theory Best Practices and Real-Life Experience Session Handouts FD-17 Don't Drop The Ball - Fostering Successful Relationships between University Departments Session Handouts FD-17 Don't Drop The Ball - Fostering Successful Relationships between University Departments -2 Session Handouts FD-47 Round Two Tailoring the Required Seminar to Students Repeating Session Handouts FD-47 Round Two- Tailoring the Required Seminar to Students Repeating Session Handouts FD-97 Who You Callin Crazy - Mental Health Issues in the First Year Session Handouts FD-148 Engaging Funds of Knowledge to Enrich First-Year Pedagogy Session Handouts FD-169 First-Year Spring Admits - The Neglected Population -2 Session Handouts FD-169 First-Year Spring Admits - The Neglected Population Session Handouts FD-178 Controversial Conversations - A Collective Exploration into Facilitating Difficult Dialogues Session Handouts FD-179 Tales From The Trenches Session Handouts FD-200 What Do We Mean by Common in a Common Reading -2 Session Handouts FD-200 What Do We Mean by Common in a Common Reading Session Handouts FD-209 Learning Communities Registration - Roundtable Discussion -2 Session Handouts FD-209 Learning Communities Registration - Roundtable Discussion -3 Session Handouts FD-209 Learning Communities Registration - Roundtable Discussion Session Handouts FD-222 Spirituality Authenticity Wholeness and Self-Renewal in the Academy Session Handouts FD-232 Crossing the Threshold - Research and Inquiry in the FYE Session Handouts FD-262 From Retention to Persistence Session Handouts FD-278 Providing a High-Impact and Transformative Peer Leadership Experience -2 Session Handouts FD-278 Providing a High-Impact and Transformative Peer Leadership Experience -3 Session Handouts FD-278 Providing a High-Impact and Transformative Peer Leadership Experience -4 Session Handouts FD-278 Providing a High-Impact and Transformative Peer Leadership Experience Session Handouts D-97 Who You Callin Crazy - Mental Health Issues in the First Year Session Handouts I-207 International Perspectives on Peer Education and Leadership Best Practices Session Handouts PA - Get LINKed In Engaging Students Throughout Their First Year Session Handouts PA-112 Undergraduate PeerMentors Serving Underrepresented Students at a Predominantly White Institution Session Handouts PA-117 Leadership Application Series - Preparing First-Year Students for Leadership Roles Session Handouts PA-117 Leadership Application Series - Preparing First-Year Students for Leadership Roles -2 Session Handouts PA-119 Organize the Chaos - Technology and Community College Enrollment Session Handouts PA-120 Enrollment Management at a Tribal College Session Handouts PA-120 Enrollment Management at a Tribal College -2 Session Handouts PA-121 Students as Partners in Redesigning the First-Year Experience Session Handouts PA-123 Leadership Community and Experience - Engaging High Achieving First-Year Students Session Handouts PA-124 Designing and Evaluating a Pilot First Year Seminar Session Handouts PA-125 Preparing Peer Leaders for Encounters with Student Mental Health Concerns Session Handouts PA-125 Preparing Peer Leaders for Encounters with Student Mental Health Concerns -2 Session Handouts PA-128 What are first-year students saying - Assessing a Personal Librarian program Session Handouts PA-132 Library Partnerships - Collaborating to Increase First-Year Student Success Session Handouts PA-133 Answering Lifes Big Questions - Reflections at Trinity University Session Handouts PA-136 The Strategy Project - Promoting Self-Regulated Learning through an Authentic Assignment Session Handouts PR-111 Burgs - First-Year Seminars and Charting Your Course - The Co-Curricular Experience Session Handouts PR-111 Burgs - First-Year Seminars and Charting Your Course - The Co-Curricular Experience -2 Session Handouts PR-116 Improving Information Literacy in First-Year Students Session Handouts PR-140 Q Success - A First Year Seminar Transition Program Session Handouts Poster Predicting the Success of First-Year Students in Learning Communities Session Handouts
33rd Annual Conference on The First Year Experience February 15-18, 2014 San Diego, CA Annual Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Plenary Address - Vasti Torres Plenary Address CI-9 We Built the Program, Now Where Are the Students Session Handouts CI-13 Fostering Student Development and Self-Efficacy Through Session Handouts CI-13 Personal Challenge Fall 2013 Session Handouts CI-13 Personal Challenge Progress Reports Session Handouts CI-14 Orientation Transformation Reinventing the Wheel Session Handouts CI-24 Schedule for Success -Handout Session Handouts CI-33 Twenty Years of the First-Year Reading Experience Session Handouts CI-69 Veteran Ally strategies for Addressing Session Handouts CI-69 Veteran Ally Strategies for Addressing Session Handouts CI-70 Transylvania's August Term An Innovative First-Year Plan Session Handouts CI-135 Living Out, Learning In- handout Session Handouts CI-135 Living Out, Learning In Session Handouts CI-142 Engendering Faculty Support for a Successful First-Year Session Handouts CI-143 Academic Advising and a Core Curriculum Module Session Handouts CI-150 Are You Mentor Strong -Mentor Report Questions Session Handouts CI-150 Are You Mentor Strong Session Handouts CI-150 Are You Mentor Strong-Group Interview Schedule Session Handouts CI-150 Are You Mentor Strong-Mentor Application Session Handouts CI-150 Are You Mentor Strong-Responsibilities 2014 Session Handouts CI-160 International Student Transition A Comprehensive Session Handouts CI-161 Instructor Development and Assessment Session Handouts CI-162 Self-Management and Self-Motivation -Exercises Session Handouts CI-162 Self-Management and Self-Motivation_ Session Handouts CI-170 Conducting the First-Year Experience Session Handouts CI-171 Best Practice Essentials in Peer-Led Learning Programs Session Handouts CI-188 Getting Smart! About the First-Year Session Handouts CI-235 Reconceiving Developmental Education Session Handouts CR-159 A Qualitative Study on First-Year Session Handouts CR-186 Handouts Session Handouts CR-196 FYI@VMI A Look at the Data Session Handouts CT-7 Designing and Assessing High-Impact Session Handouts CT-8 Layers of Support Building Successful - FYS Brochure Inside Session Handouts CT-8 Layers of Support Building Successful -FYS Brochure Outside Session Handouts CT-8 Layers of Support Building Successful Session Handouts CT-40 Hunger Project Notes for FYE Participants Session Handouts CT-40 The Hunger Project Mobilizing First-Year Session Handouts CT-65 EQi 2.0 and applications to students(2) Session Handouts CT-65 Kanoy Syllabus (4) Session Handouts CT-65 RESOURCES(3) Session Handouts CT-65 Why Emotional Intelligence Matters Session Handouts CT-76 The First-Year Experience Three Programs, Two Goals, One - Handout Session Handouts CT-76 The First-Year Experience Three Programs, Two Goals, One Session Handouts CT-83 Writing in the First-Year Seminar A National Snapshot Session Handouts CT-146 Pedagogical Intelligence 1 Session Handouts CT-146 Pedagogical Intelligence 2 Session Handouts CT-146 Pedagogical Intelligence 3.isf Session Handouts CT-194 Collaboration for Student Success -CONTRACT FOR ADMISSION 2014 Session Handouts CT-194 Collaboration for Student Success Session Handouts CT-194 Contract for Admission 2014 Session Handouts CT-201 Prospect for Success Session Handouts CT-202 Challenge and Support Effectively Incorporating Session Handouts CT-219 Information Literacy in the First-Year Experience Wrksht Session Handouts CT-229 College Success Online Session Handouts CT-232 Out-of-Class Session Handouts CT-240 Strategies for Effective Supervision Through Coaching Session Handouts E-47 NODA-Association for Orientation -Handout Session Handouts E-47 NODA-Association for Orientation Session Handouts FD-16 Best Practices on First-Year Seminars for Transfer Students -handout Session Handouts FD-58 Preparing First-Year Students for Research - Facilitated Session Notes Session Handouts FD-58 Preparing First-Year Students for Research- handout Session Handouts FD-58 Preparing First-Year Sutdents for Research and Information Literacy notes Session Handouts FD-58 Preparing First-Year Sutdents for Research and Information Literacy Session Handouts FD-128 Going Global International Perspectives -Handout Facilitated Discussion Sessions_Stu Success Session Handouts FD-128 Handout Facilitated Discussion Sessions Jan 30 2014 Session Handouts FD-169 Shaping the Debate about Common Reading Programs Session Handouts FD-183 Spirituality Session Handouts PA-103 Good Research (Literally) Pays The Library Session Handouts PA-114 Developing an Exciting Common Reading Program Session Handouts PA-117 Performance Driven Success -handout Session Handouts PR-99 A Taxonomy of Engineering Matriculation Practices Session Handouts PR-104 s2s Coaching A Student Coaching Model - POSTER Session Handouts PR-104 s2s Coaching A Student Coaching Model- flyer Session Handouts PR-108 Blending the First-Year Seminar Curriculum Session Handouts PR-112 First-Year Students' Loss Experiences Session Handouts W-2 These Things We Know for Sure Session Handouts W-14 More than a Number- Handout Session Handouts W-14 More than a Number Session Handouts
31st Annual Conference on The First Year Experience February 17-21, 2012 San Antonio, TX Annual Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Keynote Address: Dewayne Matthews, Lumina Foundation Opening Session and Keynote Address Plenary Address: Charles Blaich, Center of Inquiry, Wabash College Plenary Address Presentation Summaries Session Handouts CRLA International Mentor Training Program Certification: Essential Elements for Certifying Your Program and Your Mentors Session Handouts Reducing Unplanned Pregnancy and Increasing Student Retention and Success Session Handouts FOCUS for FYE: Online Career and Major Exploration Session Handouts The Study Skills Handbook - A New Approach to Active Learning for First-Year Students and Beyond Session Handouts The Value of Reflection: Providing Opportunities for Meaning Making Throughout the Peer Educator Experience Session Handouts Freshmores on Campus: How Early College Credit Shapes the First-Year Experience Session Handouts A Profile of Informaation Literacy Programs in the First-Year of College: Initial Findings from a National Survey Session Handouts Teaching Research Methods in a First-Year Critical Thinking Seminar Session Handouts Critical Thinking for Academic Success and Personal Well-Being Session Handouts Summer Bridge and Beyond: First-Year Experience Super Charged Session Handouts Career Self-Efficacy as a Means to Retention and Academic Success Session Handouts Flourishing and Floundering Students: Implications for Identification and Engagement Session Handouts Creating Experiential and Interactive Assignments for Students Enrolled in First-Year Experience Courses Session Handouts The Hope of A Nation: Is Higher Education Ready to Answer the Call? Session Handouts College Success Online Session Handouts The Power of Experience and Reflection in Peer Mentor Training: A Model for Focused Skill Development Session Handouts Closing the Gap: Ideas for Implementing High Impact, Low Cost Faculty/Student Interactions Session Handouts The Adjustment to College Theory at East Carolina University Session Handouts Changing Focus to Improve the Success of Low-Income and First-Generation College Students Session Handouts Burger Flipping or Brain Surgery: The Role of Career Development in a College Success Course Session Handouts Building a Comprehensive Early Warning System From the Ground Up Session Handouts Increasing Student Self-Confidence Through the Power of Personal Challenge, Leadership Development, and Service-Learning Session Handouts Entering Community College Students: Consciously Creating Critical Connections Session Handouts Spirituality, Authenticity, Wholeness, and Self-Renewal in the Academy Session Handouts A Vision of Students Today: How Does Technology Enhance Learning in FYE Courses? Session Handouts InfoPOWer: Super Librarians to the Rescue During the Transition to College Session Handouts Using The Foundations of Excellence Process: Results of the Wabash National Study and Institutional Assessment to Keep Students on the Path to Graduation Session Handouts Implementing a Consistent, Customizable Library Session for First-Year Experience Classes at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) Session Handouts Building Hope: Creating Opportunities for Motivation, Engagement, and Well-being in a Strengths-Based Freshman Seminar Session Handouts The Role of Noncognitive Factors and the First-Year Seminar Session Handouts The Impact of Self-Efficacy and Responsibility for Learning on Academic Performance Session Handouts Critical Learning Incidents in the Growth and Development of Peer Mentors Session Handouts Peer Teaching and Supplemental Instruction: Identifying and Correcting Poor Classroom Performance Session Handouts Knock, Knock...Who cares? Session Handouts Mandatory First-Year Seminars - One Size Does Not Fit All! Session Handouts Creating and Developing Learner-Centered Classrooms Session Handouts Student Self-Determination and the First-Year Seminar Session Handouts Engaging Learners Inside the Classroom: Enhancing Motivation Session Handouts Rethinking our Learning Communities in an Era of Scarce Resources Session Handouts Building a Comprehensive First-Year Program Session Handouts Best Practices to Enhance Reading Comprehension Session Handouts Development and Implementation of the South Dakota State University Student Success Model Session Handouts What Does it all Mean?: A Conversation on Students’ Spiritual Development Session Handouts Know, Be, Do: Structured Reflection in First-Year Seminars Session Handouts Integrating Academic Enrichment Beyond the Classroom Session Handouts The Science of Motivation: Using Research and Theory to Influence Student Learning Session Handouts Major Confusion: Helping Students Navigate Through a Maze of Majors Session Handouts Full Circle: Utilizing Assessment to Guide Faculty Development Initiatives Session Handouts Gendered Differences in Advising-Related Learning Outcomes Session Handouts Supporting Undecided Students: Assessing a First-Year Seminar and Learning Communities Session Handouts Understanding the Community in “Learning Community”: A Study of Social Networks in LEAP Classes Session Handouts Increasing Student Retention Using the MBTI® Tool Session Handouts Using Peer Reviewed Research to Teach Reading, Critical Thinking, and Information Literacy in the First-Year Seminar Session Handouts A Defined Pathway: Providing the Link Between University Criteria, Course Objectives, and Assessment Session Handouts Beyond the First-Year Seminar: Engaging First-Year Students in General Education Session Handouts Using High-Engagement Strategies in First-Year Courses Where Students Thrive Session Handouts Lights, Camera, Action! Using Vignettes to Train Academic Advisors Session Handouts Running on Empty: Sustain Yourself First! Being the Healthy and Balanced Role Model That First-Year Students Need Session Handouts Information Literacy and Critical Thinking: Applying Elements to Academic Research Practices in the First Year Session Handouts My Brother’s Keeper: A Success Course for African American Male Students Session Handouts Implementing an Early Alert System: Faculty Engagement, System Design, Resource Planning, and Assessment Issues Session Handouts
30th Annual Conference on The First Year Experience February 4 - 8, 2011 Atlanta, GA Annual Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Keynote Address - Patrick Terenzini Opening Session and Keynote Address Using Mind Maps to Manage Class Notes, Transform Studying Into Learning, and Become a Self-Directed Learner Session Handouts Student Success Textbook/Planner: Engage Students with Intentional Planning and Content Session Handouts Supporting Student Success with 24/7 Online Resources Session Handouts First-Year Courses for Undeclared Students: Using Civic Engagement and Partners to Enhance Quantitative Reasoning Session Handouts Supporting and Improving Training for Peer Mentors and Educators Session Handouts Advising Seminar: Engaging the Mission Session Handouts Biology and Psychology: Gateway to Neuroscience Session Handouts Best Practices 2.0: Using Online Technologies in Your Class Session Handouts Drawing on Community Resources: Experiential Learning as the Foundation of a First-Year Seminar Session Handouts Using a Virtual Librarian to Introduce Essential First-Year Information Literacy Skills Session Handouts Eff ects of Academic Preparation, Motivation, and Interest-Major Congruence on First-Year cademic Performance and Timely Degree Attainment at Two- and Four-Year Institutions Session Handouts Engaging First-Year Students Outside of the First-Year Seminar Course Session Handouts Digital Narratives: Using e-Portfolios to Assess Student Learning in First-Year Seminar Session Handouts Promoting High-Impact Practices: Approaches to Increase Engagement and Expand Access in the First Year Session Handouts Developing and Assessing A Community College First-Year Experience Program Session Handouts Using Peer Mentors to Deliver Cost-Eff ective First- Year Experience Events Session Handouts Using Workshops to Extend Academic Skills Session Handouts Working Up Something to Say: Sequencing Low-Stakes Writing Assignments to Produce a High-Stakes Project Session Handouts The Evolution of FYE Instructor Training at a Community College Session Handouts Supporting the Success of High School Students Enrolled Full-Time in College Session Handouts Undergraduate Women in Science Program Session Handouts Getting Students to Turn Off Digital Distractions and Tune in to Lectures and Learning Session Handouts Access to Comprehension: Cracking the Code of College Reading Session Handouts Using Blackboard to Promote a First-Year Community Session Handouts Tapping the Fountain of Youth: Hiring Peer Instructors to Infuse FYE Program with Renewable Energy Session Handouts Does One-Size-Fit All? A Segmented Analysis of Psychosocial and Generational Issues That Influence Retention of Adult Learners Session Handouts Using a Case Study to Assess Student Learning of Principled Problem Solving Session Handouts Successful Academic Partnerships Session Handouts Creating Meaningful Orientation Experiences: Transforming Orientation Programs at a Private Liberal Arts College for Women Session Handouts Identifying and Measuring Peer Mentor Development: A Qualitative Rubric Analysis Session Handouts FY Glee: Making the Music Video…Without a Budget! Session Handouts Understanding and Serving Under-Resourced College Students Session Handouts Understanding a Path to Graduation Session Handouts Assessment Design for Reporting of a Two-Year College First-Year Experience Program Session Handouts How Soon is Too Soon? Beginning the Advising Process Months Before< Students Begin Classes Session Handouts Electronic Portfolios and First-Year Residential Students: Let the Learning Begin! Session Handouts How to Make Your Common Reading Flourish from Beginning to Success! Session Handouts Service-Learning and the First-Year Experience: Promoting Civic Engagement in the First College Year Session Handouts The session title is The Plug-and-Play Potential of Online Games for Teaching Students Library Research Skills and Concepts Session Handouts How Overwhelmed Are Today's First-Year College Students? A Close Look at the Data Session Handouts Incorporating Career Development Skills into the First-Year Seminar Session Handouts Advancing Orientation: A Seminar-Based Approach to Community Development Session Handouts Tablet PCs, Interactive Teaching and Integrative Advising Promote STEM Success Session Handouts FRACTAL: Freshman Advising Connection for Teaching and Learning Session Handouts Brooklyn College Students Take on the Future of the Gowanus Canal Session Handouts Empowering Student Interdependence Through Semester-Long Small Groups Session Handouts Engaging Faculty in Shaping Academic Expectations for First-Year Students Session Handouts Data Results from a Longitudinal of First-Year Students Session Handouts Keeping Students in College: How Do we Increase Retention Rates? Session Handouts Designing and Implementing a Quality First- Year Program Quickly in Tough Economic Times Session Handouts Dawg Camp! Dawg Camp! The Place to Be! Session Handouts Implementing First-Year Programs at a Research University Session Handouts Why Do First-Year Commuter Students Struggle With Transitioning to College? Session Handouts From the Ground Up: Building a Solid Foundation for New Programs & Initiatives Session Handouts First-Year Advising at Liberal Arts Colleges: Creating Eff ective Models for Faculty/Staff Collaboration Session Handouts Enhancing the First- Year Experience of At-Risk Students Through Summer Enrichment Programs Session Handouts "Jumping" Into the First Year of College Through a Virtual Summer Bridge Program, Early Entrance Experience and Academic Program Session Handouts Raising the Bar in Student Success Courses: Expect, Give, and Get Session Handouts Course Selection With the Use of an Online Survey: A Small College Initiative Session Handouts Uncommon Ideas for Common Reading Programs Session Handouts
29th Annual Conference on The First Year Experience February 12 - 16, 2010 Denver, CO Annual Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Keynote Address - George Kuh Promoting Student Success in the First Year of College Opening Session and Keynote Address Plenary Address - Karen Kurotsuchi Inkelas The National Study of Living - Learning Programs: Lessons Learned about One High-Impact Practice Plenary Address Presentation Summaries Session Handouts Rewarding Academic Excellence: Honor Society for First-Year Students Session Handouts Habitudes: Developing Leadership Habits and Attitudes in First-Year Students Session Handouts Enhancing Your First-Year Experience Program through Custom Publishing Session Handouts Using the Student Readiness Inventory as Part of a Comprehensive Intervention and Retention System Session Handouts Summer Reading; Shifting to a Transitional Student-Centered Paradigm Shift Session Handouts The National Orientation Directors Association (NODA): Orientation 101 Session Handouts Is this Required Reading? A Learning-Centered Summer Reading Program that Fosters a Campus-Wide Culture of Engagement Session Handouts A Personalized Approach to Student Retention Session Handouts The Evolution of an First-Year Seminar at the Community College Session Handouts Professors May Hold the Key but Peer Mentors Unlock the Door to Student Persistence Session Handouts The Perfect Storm: A State Wide Conference on Retention Session Handouts Developing and Assessing High Impact Educational Programs to Support First-Year Student Learning and Engagement Session Handouts With a Little Help From Our Friends: Creating Campus Collaborations Session Handouts Bengals Beyond the Bayou: Programming for Out of State Students Session Handouts Weaving Strengths-Based Approaches into Existing First-Year Curricula: A Lesson for Faculty Development Session Handouts Retention Up, Engagement Up, But Are They Really Learning? Step Three in First-Year Experience Program Assessment Session Handouts Developing a Set of Shared Learning Outcomes for the First-Year Experience Session Handouts Academic Advising Perceptions of Students Enrolled in a FYE Course where their Advisor Serves as the Course Instructor Session Handouts Timing the Message: Talking to Students and Families about the First Year of College Session Handouts The Power of Impact: Designing Academic Interventions for First-Year Students Session Handouts What is the ‘First-Year Experience’? Discussions and Definitions for Practice Session Handouts Connecting First-Year Students with the Library: Two Institutions’ Initiatives Session Handouts The First-Year Experience at University College Dublin (UCD) Session Handouts Reconsidering Retention Session Handouts Developing Partnerships and Library Lifelines for First-Year Students Session Handouts Co-Curricular Activities in Learning Communities: The Importance of Doing Cool Things! Session Handouts Teaching and Preparing Teachers to Teach the First-Year Seminar Session Handouts Instituting a Campus-Collaborative Student Success Program: Retention at Work Session Handouts Peer Advisors in Educational Initiative Session Handouts The Role of First-Year Seminars in College-Level Writing Instruction Session Handouts Information Literacy: What is it and Why is it a Critical 21st Century Skill? Session Handouts Engagement Calibration: Gaps between College Expectations and Experiences of First-Year Students Session Handouts In Their Own Words: Using Student Narratives to Understand What Matters Most in First-Year Seminars Session Handouts Creating Ownership: Increasing Communication with Faculty and Peer Mentors through Multi-Media Session Handouts Ensuring a Quality Education for Indiana’s Students with Disabilities: Results from a Department of Education (DOE) Grant Session Handouts A National Model for Engineering Mathematics Education: Increasing First-Year Student Success in Engineering Session Handouts Collaboration + Shared Responsibility + Holistic View of Learning: Our Recipe for a Successful FYE Program Session Handouts Student-Centered Learning: First-Year Initiative for Chemistry Success Session Handouts Development and Initial Validation of the Student Strengths Inventory: A Measure of Non-Cognitive Variables that Impact Student Performance and Retention Session Handouts Assessment of the Academic Impact of the First-Year Experience Program at Western Illinois University Session Handouts A Phenomenological Study of the Lived Experience of First-Year College Students Session Handouts Launching Student Success in the First-Year Seminar Session Handouts Impact of First Semester College Experience on Cardiovascular Risk Factor Development and Implications for Campus-based Programming for Risk Reduction and Health Promotion Session Handouts Strengthening Peer Leaders Session Handouts Clicking Our Way to Learn From Our First-Year Students Session Handouts The Freshmen Life Cycle and A Comprehensive First-Year Experience Program Session Handouts Addressing the “Fall Crash”: The Other Side of a Summer Bridge Program Session Handouts The EQ Factor in Student Success: Theory to Practice Session Handouts Destroying a First-Year Seminar Program and Rebuilding from the Ground Up Session Handouts Integrating Learner-Centered Instruction into First-Year Experience Courses: A Practical Approach Session Handouts Core Content for a Comprehensive First-Year Seminar: Substance and Sequence Session Handouts Adventures in Assessment: Innovations in First-Year Learning Community Assessment and their Implications for Women and Students of Color Session Handouts Developing, Implementing, and Assessing an Early Alert System Session Handouts Serving Those Who Have Served: Veterans in the First-Year Seminar Session Handouts See How They Read! Emerging Trends in First-Year Student Reading Habits Session Handouts Using First-Year Seminars to Fulfill Core Curriculum Credit Session Handouts Engaging First-Year Students in Large Lectures: What Works, What doesn’t and Why Session Handouts Social Connection Strategies of Academically Underprepared College Students Session Handouts Telling vs. Showing: The Evolution from a Welcome-to-College to a Thematic University Seminar Session Handouts Who’s Driving Your Car? Session Handouts Simply Serving: Incorporating Civic Engagement into a First-Year Experience Session Handouts Sound Practices: Performing Composition and Literature Session Handouts Using Assessment to Improve Programs, Accentuate Strengths, Dispel Myths, and Engage Critics Session Handouts Identifying and Supporting Leadership Potential in First-Year Students Session Handouts From Deposit to December: An Approach to the First Year Experience through the Use of a Peer Mentor Program Across Five Initiatives Session Handouts Information Literacy and First-Year Students: Evaluating Knowledge, Needs, and Instruction Session Handouts Timing is Everything: Librarians and Faculty Connect to Create Effective First-Year Library Instruction Session Handouts Providing Direction and Impacting Retention: GW's Guide to Personal Success (GPS) Program Session Handouts Predictors of Thriving Among First-Year Students of Color Session Handouts Early Alert – Is if for Everyone? Session Handouts Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Foster Community and Encourage Collaboration Session Handouts How Deaf Students' Personal Factors Influence Their First-Year Experience and Beyond: Data on Three Cohorts 2007, 2008, 2009 Session Handouts Assessed Benefits of a Common Reading: Growing a Comprehensive Program Session Handouts
28th Annual Conference on The First Year Experience February 6-10, 2009 Orlando, FL Annual Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Plenary Address - Linda J. Sax The Gender Gap in the First College Year and Beyond Opening Session and Keynote Address Presentation Summaries Session Handouts Optimizing and Automating Your Center Services & Data Session Handouts Improving the First College Year: Areas of Focus Session Handouts Habitudes: The Habits and Attitudes of a First-Year Student Session Handouts Building Student Team Skills, Inclusion, and Diversity Appreciation - Simultaneously Session Handouts Orientation 101 ~ The National Orientation Directors Association Session Handouts The Strengths to Succeed: Research on Strategies to Enhance Student Success in the First Year Session Handouts Using the Annual Discussion Book to Promote Campus-Wide Learning Outcomes Session Handouts Using Performance-Based Assessments to Promote Critical Thinking in First-Year Students Session Handouts The Impact of Pre Enrollment Programs on Incoming Students Session Handouts Finding Success and Navigating Growing Pains: The Transition to an Academically Focused First-Year Seminar Session Handouts An FYE Program Model for Community College Students Session Handouts Developmental Learning Communities: Fostering Success in the Community College Session Handouts The Challenges of Teaching for Engaged Citizenship in the First College Year: The Role of Cognitive-Structural Theories Session Handouts Dreaming of the Perfect Student Staff: A Look at FYE Student Leader Recruitment, Selection, and Training Session Handouts Northern Kentucky University’s Book Connection: A Decade of Discovery Session Handouts The Brother to Brother Program: Helping Retain Multicultural and First-Generation Males Session Handouts Dispelling Myths and Confirming Realities of Today’s First-Year Students: A Look at the Data Session Handouts Whatever Happened to Class (In Class?) Civility Issues in the College Classroom Session Handouts Project Peak: A First-Year Seminar With an Adventure Twist Session Handouts A New FYE Approach For Millennials Session Handouts Millennials as Mentors Session Handouts Assessment and Implementation of a Successful Comprehensive First-Year Experience Program Session Handouts Celebrating the END of First Year Session Handouts FYE Online – Making Two Transitions Session Handouts Assessing Student Learning Outcomes in a First-Year Transition Course for SACS Accreditation Session Handouts An Examination of First-Year Students' Vocational Interest Patterns Session Handouts Meeting the First-Year Seminar Requirement with an Online Option Session Handouts Enhancing Learning Outcomes for First-Year Geography Students Session Handouts FYE Career Project: Myth Busters Session Handouts First Contact: The New Student Meeting at the University of Iowa Session Handouts Modular Delivery and Supplemental Instruction (SI) for the Calculus Course Session Handouts FYE Web Site 3.1: Revising for Inclusion Session Handouts A Twist on Summer Bridge Session Handouts First-Year Interest Groups: The Solid Foundation to a Successful College Career Session Handouts Establishing Student Participation and Campus Collaboration for a New First-Year Portfolio Development Program Session Handouts Developing an Online Community Site to Infuse Diversity Into a First-Year Enrichment Program: Successes and Challenges Session Handouts A Multi-Campus Study of the Perceived Effects of First-Year Seminars on the Experience of Students in Their First Semester of College Session Handouts Success by Design: Supporting the First-Year Seminar Instructor Session Handouts Partnerships to First-Year Reading Successes in Critical Thinking and Civic Engagement Session Handouts Academic Coaching: An Integral Component of the First-Year Experience Session Handouts “Connect Four”: Games That Promote Interactive Learning Session Handouts Preparing Peer Mentors for Success Session Handouts The FYE at the Postmodern Multiversity Session Handouts The Ever-Evolving/Always Responding First-Year Seminar Session Handouts Help I’m Failing and I Can’t Get Up: From Suspension to Success Session Handouts Learning Communities for Undecided Students: Required or not? Absolutely Required! Session Handouts A Huge Success: How to Bridge the Gap Between Academic and Residential First-Year Programs Session Handouts Fostering Critical Thinking through Discussion and Journals Session Handouts Using Clickers to Promote Active Learning at Orientation and Assess New Students’ Perceptions about Success in College Session Handouts A Sampling of Library Instruction Ideas for First-Year Students Session Handouts A Sampling of Library Instruction Ideas for First-Year Students Session Handouts Re-Aligning the First-Year Seminar with Changing Student Needs and Expectations of Higher Education Session Handouts The Application and Promise of Hierarchical Linear Models in Studying First-Year Student Programs Session Handouts A First-Year Seminar That Counts: Incorporating Seminars Into the General Education Curriculum Session Handouts Teaching the Teacher: Faculty Development for First-Year Seminars Session Handouts A First-Course Experience for the Online Adult Learner: The Excelsior Model Session Handouts Focus Up Front: Engaging Entering Students Session Handouts Supporting Students Successful Academic and Cocurricular Transition Through an Experiential and Learning-Based Orientation Program Session Handouts Online Summer Peer Mentoring: Keeping the Connection from Orientation to Welcome Week Session Handouts First-Year Students’ Library Fear Deconstructed Session Handouts Implementation of a New Learning Outcome-Based Undergraduate Curriculum: The Role of the First-Year Introduction to Business Course Session Handouts Choices: A Unique Approach to Alcohol Education Session Handouts The First-Year College Village: A Partnership Session Handouts The Evolution of a First-Year Experience Office Session Handouts Advocating for Students, a Glimpse Into the Process Session Handouts Faculty Making a Difference: Improving Retention Through Collaboration and Research Session Handouts Living Simply: Lessons from a First-Year Learning Community Session Handouts Extending the Family: Developing a Family Association Session Handouts Getting to Know You: Partnering With the Library To Create Life-Long Learners Session Handouts The Relationships Between Reasons to Attend College and Learning Community Participation Session Handouts Students as Consumers of Knowledge: Are They Buying What We're Selling? Session Handouts Sharing the Responsibility: A University-Wide Effort to Improve the First-Year Experience for Students at McNeese State University Session Handouts The Umbrella Effect: Initiating Retention Programs for an Engaged Learning Campus Session Handouts “Big Changes in Little Packages”: Integrating Academic and Student Life Initiatives Session Handouts
27th Annual Conference on The First Year Experience February 15-19, 2008 San Francisco, CA Annual Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Presentation Summaries Session Handouts The Crisis in Financial Literacy and the Need for New Approaches to Reach Digital Learners Session Handouts Creating a Customizable Textbook: Essentials for Success Session Handouts Identifying and Assessing the Needs of New Students Through Institutional Self-Study Session Handouts When the First Year Really Isn’t the First Year Session Handouts Making a First-Year Reading Experience Work: A Step-By-Step Guide to Planning, Implementing, and Assessing Common Reading Programs Session Handouts Leadership Begins With Day One: A Combined Residential, Academic, and Service-Learning First-Year Community Session Handouts Starting Right: Focus on the Community College Front Door Session Handouts Student Affairs Professionals in the Classroom: Preparing Professionals to Teach Session Handouts Seemingly Unrelated Experiences: Integrating the First Year and Institutional Leaders Session Handouts Faculty and Learning Communities: Motivations and Satisfactions Session Handouts FYE Courses in Different Disciplines: Where is the Consistency? Session Handouts An Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Parent Orientation Program at UNT Session Handouts Students with Learning Differences: Transition to the College Experience Session Handouts The Stuff in the Middle: Nurturing Ability, Kindling Desire, Building Connections Session Handouts Catch Them if You Can: The Evolution of the Early Warning System at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Session Handouts Residence Hall Advising Team: Bridging the Gap for First-Year Students at a Research University Session Handouts The First-Year Experience for Faculty Session Handouts The Blueprint for Welcome Week Session Handouts STEM STARS: Supportive Teaching and Advising Builds Relationships for Success Session Handouts STEM STARS: Supportive Teaching and Advising Builds Relationships for Success Session Handouts Orientation as the Cornerstone to Your FYE Programming Session Handouts Stress Management and Prevention With First-Year Students Session Handouts Students with Learning Disabilities: An Emerging Success Story Session Handouts Integrated Academic Advising: One Campus’ Story of Restructuring Advising to Benefit First-Year Students Session Handouts Engaging All Students: Implementing Universal Design in First-Year Courses and Programs Session Handouts Faculty Development by Stealth: Using First-Year Seminars to Enhance Undergraduate Teaching Session Handouts Redefining First-Year Engineering Mathematics Education at Wright State University: A Model for Increased Student Success in Engineering Session Handouts Regional & System-Wide Partnerships: Bridging the Gap Between the Local and the National Session Handouts Multifaceted Approaches to Improving Retention and Persistence for First-Year College Students of Color Session Handouts Working Toward a Distinct “Pedagogy of the First Year”: What Classroom Strategies Work Best with First-Year Students? Session Handouts Paving the Road to Success: Supporting At-Risk Students Through Academic Advising and Learning Communities Session Handouts Phoenix: An Academic Recovery Program for First-Year Students Session Handouts Career Counseling as an Effective Element of First-Year Student Retention and Transition to College Session Handouts Connecting With the Campus: Healthy Living, Academic Expectations, and College Services Session Handouts Impact of a Short Pre-First-Year Program on Retention Session Handouts A Collaborative Team Approach for a First-Year Seminar: Supporting Active Learning Session Handouts CampusCore, a TRiO Learning Community Session Handouts Integrating Peer Advisors into Major Exploration Advisement Session Handouts Using Undergraduate Marketing Interns: Maximizing Student Awareness and Use of Academic Enhancement Services Session Handouts Building and Deploying Remotely Operated Vehicles in the First-Year Experience Session Handouts A Multicultural Approach to Teaching First-Year Experience: Process, Outcomes, and Reflections Session Handouts Training Effective Peer Mentors Session Handouts Finding That Middle Ground: Designing First-Year Experience and Learning Strategies Courses That Avoid Redundancy Session Handouts A Collaborative First-Year Experience: Student Success Personnel, Librarians, and General Education Faculty Session Handouts Peer Mentors and Writing Center Tutors: What our Collaborations Taught us About Serving the SJSU First-Year Students Session Handouts Rounding the First Year: Sliding into Second Session Handouts Correlating Changes in the First Year: Aligning Southern Oregon University’s Call for Institutional Change with National Trends Session Handouts First-Year Programs in Tight Budget Times Session Handouts Designing Educational Programs that Promote Cognitive Development and Success in the First College Year Session Handouts Providing Effective Personal and Academic Support for a Rigorous First-Year Program Session Handouts Undecided and Over- Technologized: Using an Interactive, Multimedia Approach to Better Connect with First-Year Students Exploring Majors and Careers Session Handouts Teaching Academic Integrity With Audience Response Technology Session Handouts Supporting the Needs of Diverse Learners: First-Year Student’s Academic Confidence and Student Engagement Session Handouts “Who me? Read a Book? During the SUMMER?”: How to Create or Improve a Successful Summer Reading Program Session Handouts Getting Your Money’s Worth Out of the First-Year Experience Session Handouts First-Year Programs and Information Literacy: Challenges and Opportunities Session Handouts How Are We Doing? Assessment and Program Development in University 101 Session Handouts CSI: University College: Identifying, Understanding, and Teaching the Millennial Generation Session Handouts Campus-Wide E-Portfolios: Introducing LiveText to the Entire First-Year Class Session Handouts Soaring to Greatness: Initiating a Common Reading Experience Session Handouts Soaring to Greatness: Initiating a Common Reading Experience Session Handouts Peer Mentors as Equal Teaching Partners Session Handouts It’s A Two-Way Street: Student and Faculty Engagement Session Handouts Creating Community Online: How First-Year Students (and others) Form Social Ties Online Session Handouts Getting Students to Care: Gaining Educational Investment Through a Psycho-Social Approach Session Handouts The Equity Scorecard for the First College Year Session Handouts Road to Success: Small College’s Approach to a Comprehensive First-Year Program Session Handouts Cultivating a Classroom Community: Personhood and Strategies Session Handouts Community Engagement From the Halls to the Classroom: Forging Links With a Residential Learning Community Session Handouts Learning from Learning Community Assessment: Reflections on an Evolving Program Session Handouts The Men’s Program: A Unique Mentoring Program for First-Year Men Session Handouts The Role of Peer Mentoring and Advising in First-Year Experience and Transfer Transition Courses Session Handouts The Role of Peer Mentoring and Advising in First-Year Experience and Transfer Transition Courses Session Handouts Empowering Students: The Process and Impact of FYE Coaching Session Handouts SMILE (Student Mentoring in Life and Education): An Inside Look at an Innovative Peer Mentoring Program at a Multi-Campus College Session Handouts Problem-Based Learning as a Method for Teaching Information Literacy Session Handouts First-Year Students and General Education: Issues and Questions Session Handouts Standardizing the First-Year Experience in a Geographically Distributed University Session Handouts Using a Comprehensive Assessment Model in First-Year Programs to Enhance Student Success and Retention Session Handouts Connecting the Dots: Intentional Efforts to Build a First College Year Ethos at Suffolk University Session Handouts Implementing a Faculty Mentorship Program for Students With Disabilities Session Handouts First-Year Convocation - Strategies for Planning, Implementing, and Assessing Session Handouts
25th International Conference July 16-19, 2012 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada International Conferences on The First-Year Experience CI-38 Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Your Students (Two Institutions-Two Models) Session Handouts CI-37 The Learning Journey to Success Starts Right Here! Stellenbosch University Welcoming Program for First-Year Students Session Handouts CI-36 Then What? Extending the First-Year experience Across the Undergraduate Curriculum Session Handouts E-35 Improve Student Retention and Success with the CollegeScope Student Success Program Session Handouts CR-29 Predicting Student Success in Higher Education Session Handouts CT-26 Parents as Partners in First-Year Student Success Session Handouts CI-22 Influential Interventions: Improving STEM Learning Outcomes for Underrepresented Students Session Handouts CT-21 It Is On the Mentor Syllabus: Practical Ideas on Getting Your Peer Mentor Involved Session Handouts CT-18 Exploring Small Group Learning in Higher Education Session Handouts CI-12 Librarians as Key Partners: Information Fluency and the First-Year Experience Session Handouts CI-10 Partnering for Success: Creating a Seamless Transition to College Session Handouts Conference Program Conference Program CT-47 Scoring Points with Students: The Gamification of a First-Year Course Session Handouts PR-55 Peer Support for First-Year Students in the School of Geography Planning and environmental Management Session Handouts PR-58 The Other Role of the Academic Library in First-Year Student Success Session Handouts PA-59 Project Digital Literacy: Peer Teaching Session Handouts PA-66 The Value of a First-Year Staff Forum for Faculty and Institutional Development Session Handouts PA-69 Y go E? E-Portfolios and Emerging Professionalism: An Evaluation of the First-Year Health Sciences Student Experience Session Handouts PA-70 Self-Efficacy and Optimism: How Integration of Support Remains Vital Session Handouts PA-76 An Aboriginal Cohort Program: Processes, Results, Applications Session Handouts CI-78 Supporting Student Success in the First Year: Peer Mentorship in the Classroom Session Handouts CR-79 Rethinking Higher education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Importance of Adult Transitions Session Handouts CI-87 Responsibilities and Challenges: Responding to First-Year Students' Changing Needs Session Handouts CT-92 Getting Engineering and Student Affairs to Speak the Same Language: Enhancing Student Success Session Handouts CI-95 Why Wait Until Day One? Retention and Success Starts from Offer of Place: A Program to Identify, Intervene, and Prepare Students for a Successful First Year Success Session Handouts CR-94 What is New in Research? Session Handouts CT-100 Peer-Led Learning Support: Aiming for Best Practices in Recruitment, Selection, and Initial Training Session Handouts CI-104 Implementing a Summer Success Coach Program as an Enrollment, Retention, and First-Year Student Success Strategy Session Handouts CR-107 An Inclusive Model for Institutional Reform: An Institutional Study of First-Generation College Student Success Session Handouts CR-109 Grappling with Contradictory Meanings: Assessing the First-year Seminar at a Two-Year Liberal Arts Transfer Institution Session Handouts CT-112 An Institutional Approach to Improving Student Retention and Success at the University of Pretoria Session Handouts CI-120 The Residence Education Model: Changing the Cultural Landscape of How Students View Academic Success, Social Identity, and Diversity Session Handouts CI-121 The Flying Start Academic Coaching Program Session Handouts CT-128 Incorporating and Evaluating Information Literacy Skills: Critical Thinking, Research, and 21st Century Skills for First-Year Students Session Handouts
24th International Conference June 21 - 24, 2011 Manchester, England International Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program E-5 Student Success in the 21st Century: Working with Interactive Resources to Support Student Engagement, Retention, and Learning Session Handouts CI-7 Developing and Implementing a Continuum Model for the First-Year Experience Session Handouts CT-10 A Vision of First-Year Students Today: Encouraging Persistence Through Relationship Session Handouts CR-13 The Practitioner Model: a New Approach to enhancing the First-Year Student Experience Session Handouts CI-16 Growing a First-Year experience Initiative for the Diverse Student Population at the University of Johannesburg Session Handouts CI-17 Parent Orientation: Using a Focus on Developmental Advising as the Foundation Session Handouts CI-36 The Flying Start Academic Coaching Programme Session Handouts R-40 Continuum Between Strong Selection and open Access in Higher Education Entrance Policy: Can Orientation Tools Bring a Solutions? Session Handouts CI-42 Developing Comprehensive Advising System for First-Year International Students: When Peer Mentoring is Combined with a First-Year Seminar Session Handouts CI-44 Getting Engaged...In the Community: Creating a Large Scale Community Service event as Part of First-Year Programming Session Handouts CI-48 Same Time, Same Place - Or Is It? Findings of a Project Looking at Transition Program of Students From a Foundation Degree in a Partner College to Top Up Degree Session Handouts PR-50 Adjustment Issues for First-Year Students in a Diverse, Multiprofessional Health Sciences Faculty Session Handouts PA-53 Clinical Learning Communities Session Handouts PR-55 Impact of Innovative Skills Based Science Course on Student Retention in SCience, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Session Handouts PA-56 Providing Hope Through the Development Of a Campus Based Food Pantry: Southern Utah University's HOPE (Helping Our People Eat) Pantry Session Handouts CT-63 Students Say They Value Relationships with Personal Tutors So How Can We Promote Staff and Student Engagement? Session Handouts R-75 Learning From Each Other: A Discussion About Building Effective Experiential Programming Into the Curriculum Session Handouts CR-77 Why Do Students Attend Peer Assisted Study Programs? An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior Session Handouts CR-81 Learning From Their Experience: Advice From Senior Undergraduates for First-Year Students Pursuing Science Degrees Session Handouts CI-82 Measuring the 10 Year Impact of FYE Initiatives: Student Selection, Faculty Collaboration, and Institutional Programs Session Handouts CR-85 E-Mentoring: A Study Focusing on the Profile and Electronic Communication of E-Mentoring Users Session Handouts CR-86 Tackling Attrition: Intertwining Practice and Evidence Session Handouts
23rd International Conference June 04-11, 2010 Maui, Hawaii International Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Plenary Address: Sally Kift Plenary Address CI-2 Placement-Guided Differentiated Instruction in First-Year Mathematics Session Handouts CR-9 A Mixed-Method Approach to Evaluating Themed Learning Communities Session Handouts R-10 College Success and Developmental Advising Session Handouts CR-11 Assessing the Impact of Structured Cross-Cultural Interactions Between First-Year Students in a Learning Community and International Students Session Handouts CT-17 Understanding and Managing Student Expectations - Its Impact on Student Retention Session Handouts PA-19 Our Attempt to Educate Everyone Session Handouts PR-24 Transitioning Students into a Professional Living and Learning Community Session Handouts CI-36 Keeping It Real: Embedding Academic Skill Development in a Business Faculty Session Handouts CI-41 Camp Carey: Freshmen Retreat Program Session Handouts CT-44 Enhancing Gains in Civic Engagement for First-Year Students Session Handouts CT-47 UniStep: A Sustainable Approach to Developing Academic Literacy Skills Session Handouts CT-48 You're Not the Boss of Me: Putting Technology in its Place By Using a Systemic Approach to Student Retention and Support Session Handouts CR-51 Development of a Peer-Mentoring Program Session Handouts CR-52 Using Their Words: Ways to Collect and Use Qualitative Data to Better Understand the Early College Experience Session Handouts CI-54 Creating Community for Student Retention in STEM Session Handouts CI-55 Creating Communities in a Large Urban, Commuter-Based University Session Handouts CI-63 Biology Boot Camp: Freshman Interest Groups (FIGs) and Residential Colleges: Three Approaches Designed to Help First-Year Science Students Succeed Session Handouts CI-68 Student Group Mentoring as a Living and Learning Community Session Handouts CI-71 Student Support Through Foundation and Extended Programs at South African Universities Session Handouts CT-72 Creating a Supportive Environment for Students by Developing a One-Stop Shop Session Handouts R-74 Spirituality, Authenticity, Wholeness, and Self-Renewal in the Academy Session Handouts CI-79 Learning Communities and Public Affairs: Launching a New Program at Missouri State University Session Handouts CI-80 Recruiting Students in Engineering: Assessment Strategies and Retention Session Handouts CI-83 Promoting Academic Student Success (PASS): Academic Support for Probationary First-Year Students Session Handouts R-84 Faculty Buy-In: Engaging and Retaining Faculty Instructors Session Handouts CI-88 Promoting First-Year Student Success: Assessment and Collaboration Improve Student Retention Through Early Identification and Intervention Session Handouts CI-90 A South African University First-Year Experience Success Story: Student Support Programs at the University of Johannesburg Session Handouts CI-98 Transforming Students Engagement in the First Year and Beyond: A Team Approach to Sustainable Culture Change Session Handouts
22nd International Conference July 20-23, 2009 Montreal, Quebec, Canada International Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program Keynote Speaker - Betsy O. Barefoot Opening Session and Keynote Address R-4 Faculty/Librarian Partnerships: A Model for Interdisciplinary Collaboration Session Handouts CT-6 First-Year Experience Movement in Japan: How It Developed and the Issues It Focuses On Session Handouts R-12 Intersecting Identities, Intersecting Insights: What Are the Unique Insights of Faculty and Staff Who Hold a Dual Role as Parents of College-Going Students? Session Handouts CR-14 Emotional Intelligence in a First-Semester Success Course Session Handouts CT-18 Academic Programming in Residence: A Comparison of Options Session Handouts CI-23 Program for Leadership and University Success: A Real PLUS Session Handouts CT-24 Accreditation and the First-Year Experience Session Handouts R-25 The International First-Year Experience: Universal Themes, National Variations Session Handouts CR-26 Ready, Set, FLY (First Learning Year): A Causal Model for Risk at the University of Pretoria Session Handouts CI-27 The Start of Something Great: Designing Peer Mentoring Programs to Build a sense of Connection Between Students Session Handouts CI-29 The Wright State Model for Engineering Mathematics Education: Increasing First-Year Student Retention, Motivation, and Success in Engineering Session Handouts CT-30 A Self-Evaluation and Enhancement Tool Derived From an International Literature Review Session Handouts CI-32 Basic Essentials for Academic and Real-World Success (BEARS): A First-Year Experience Course Redesigned Session Handouts R-33 Is It Possible to Sustain Individual Spirituality, Authenticity, Wholeness, and Self-Renewal in the Academy Today? Session Handouts CR-34 Assessing a Biology-Math-English First-Year Learning Community: Statistical Comparisons Between Learning Community and Regular First-Year Students Session Handouts CI-35 Support Me! Develop Me! Retain Me! How a Reflective Skills Activity Has Increased Student Engagement, Motivation, and Success Session Handouts CI-36 Transitional Adjustment Tools Session Handouts CI-38 No Time Like the Present: Engaging First-Year Students in Career Planning Session Handouts E-30 Transitions: Student Reality Check Session Handouts Retention to Completion Project: Raising the Bar on Retention, Transfer, and Graduation Rates Session Handouts CI-41 Strategies in First-year Programming to Improve Student Success Session Handouts CE-42 EI + C = The Best You Can Be! A First-Year Initiative That Encourages Emotional Intelligence Skills Through Coaching Session Handouts CI-47 E-Portfolios in First-Year Course Session Handouts R-48 Strategies for Capturing and Assessing First-Generation Student Data Session Handouts C-49 Student Success, College Quality, & the First-Year Experience: What Really Matters Session Handouts CT-50 Increasing Accessibility: Lessons Learned in Retaining Special Population Students Session Handouts PA-55 Professional Pathways: Helping Students Prepare Early for Life After Their Undergraduate Degree Session Handouts PA-56 Establishing an Academic Cornerstone Through Self-Exploration: An Attempt at Academic and Career Advising Session Handouts PA-62 Assessing Adventure Programs as a Retention Tool Session Handouts PR-63 Reaching At-Risk First-Year Students Through the First-Year Seminar Session Handouts R-68 Flexible Learning Environment: A Pedagogical Model for Student Success Session Handouts CR-70 Multiple Student Voices: What Makes an Effective Tutorial? Session Handouts CT-72 Creating a Supportive Environment for First-Year Students by Developing a One-Stop Shop Session Handouts CR-75 A Comparison of Learning Skills Delivery Models: Individuals Appointment, Non-Credit Workshop and Transitional Success Course Session Handouts CT-76 Student Development Theory in Film Session Handouts CR-82 First-Year Students' Perceptions of the Quality of Their Learning Session Handouts CI-84 Giving Students an Opportunity to Succeed: Developing and Coordinating a Successful Summer Program for First-Year Students Session Handouts CT-90 Campus after Dark: First-Year Experiences of Raunch Culture Session Handouts CT-92 Growing Faculty and Students in First-Year Seminar Learning Communities Session Handouts CI-93 First-Year Retention Initiatives: The Kettering University Experience Session Handouts CR-98 Pathways to Student Success: Promoting a Successful Transition to Higher education Through Mutual Support and Guidance Session Handouts CT-99 Seamless Transitions: A Guide to Latino Student Success Session Handouts CT-100 Student Leadership Academy + Week of Welcome = Dedicated Orientation Crew Session Handouts CI-101 Establishing and Sustaining a Connected Living and Learning Community Session Handouts
21st International Conference June 23-26, 2008 Dublin, Ireland International Conferences on The First-Year Experience Conference Program Conference Program CT-2 Pay it Forward: The Benefits of Student Mentoring Programs for Both First-Year Students and Mentors Session Handouts CI-5 The Birth, Growth, and Maturation of a First-Year Program Session Handouts CT-6 Engaging Students: Integrating Service Learning into First-Year Experiences Session Handouts CT-7 Supplemental Instruction (SI): A Valuable Component of First-Year Programming Session Handouts CR-10 Student Learning Communities, The Student Experience, and the Institutional Value Proposition: A Research-Led First-Year Experience Strategy Session Handouts R-11 Parents: Playing a Positive Role with First-Year Students Session Handouts CT-12 What's Unique about Irish First-Year Experience? Session Handouts CT-13 Challenges Faced By Academic Advisors: Understanding and Serving the Millennial Student Session Handouts CI-14 Preparing Faculty for an FYE Class: An Examination of a Successful Faculty Training Program Session Handouts CR-15 Dashed on First-Semester Rocks: The Consequences and Interventions for First-Year Students Who Academically Sink Session Handouts CR-18 Using the Wellness Model to Better Understand and help First-Year Students Succeed Session Handouts R-27 The Starry Dynamo in the Machinery Of Night: Liberal Arts and Libraries in a Digitized World Session Handouts CT-37 Using Data: New Mission, New Goals, New Syllabus Session Handouts CT-39 Course Renewal and Revitalization in the First-Year Seminar Session Handouts CT-40 Creating a Landing Strip for Helicopter Parents Session Handouts CI-42 Retention Initiatives at York University: From the Local to the Pan-University Session Handouts R-43 Using Faculty Development to Improve learning in First-Year Living-Learning Communities Session Handouts CI-45 Alleviating Library Anxiety in First-Year Students Session Handouts CI-47 The Summer Bridge Program: A Successful Intervention Model for First-Year Students Session Handouts CI-48 Privileging the Student Learning Journey: The Promotion of "Character" and its Relationship to Retention in Higher Education Session Handouts CI-52 Guiding Lights: Enhancing Retention Through Student Support and Student Ambassadors Session Handouts CI-53 Melvin W. Jones Scholars: A Learning Community That is a Living Legacy Session Handouts CI-54 Peer Mentoring: Making a Good Idea Better Through Innovation and Assessment Session Handouts CI-57 Connecting the Dots: Assessing Welcome Week Using Student Learning and Development Outcomes Session Handouts R-59 Information Literacy and Strategies for Implementing Learning Outcomes Session Handouts CI-60 Assessing Whittier College's Collaborative First-Year Program Session Handouts CI-61 Early Assessment: Using a University-Wide Student Support Initiative to Effect Real Change Session Handouts CI-64 Readership Ambassadors: Connecting the Common Reader Program with Study Abroad Session Handouts PA-67 First Things First: An Exploration Into the Meaning of Mentoring Session Handouts PA-69 A "Toolkit" for Dialogue in the First-Year Experience Session Handouts PA-70 Educating for Social Justice in the First Year Session Handouts PA-71 Keys to Success Session Handouts PA-72 Roadmap to Success Session Handouts PA-74 A Peer-Mentor Program: From Pilot Program to Profound Impact Session Handouts CI-81 Part-Time Teachers as the Driving Force of Core Courses Session Handouts CI-83 Turning the Revolving Door into the Staircase of Academic Success for Basic Skills Students Session Handouts CT-85 Shared Voices: Writing Circles, Student Profiles, and Student-Led Conferences as Paths to First-Year Student Success Session Handouts CR-87 Maximizing the Impact of a Student Retention Plan: The Effective Use of Attrition Data Session Handouts CI-88 Reflections on the First Year of Implementation of an Institution-Wide First-Year Academy Initiative: Highlights and Challenges Session Handouts CI-89 Personal and Academic Support System (PASS) in the School of Life Sciences: An Integrated Approach to Student Support Within an Academic School Session Handouts CR-93 The Highs and Lows of Emotional Well-Being for the First-Year Student: Trends, Issues, and Solutions Session Handouts CI-99 Assessment and a Model Program for Successfully Facilitating Students' Persistence Session Handouts CR-100 Finding the Calm in the Storm: Addressing Retention Issues Through an Understanding of 'At-Risk' First-Year Students' Metaphors of Survival Session Handouts CT-106 Reversing the Trend: A Learning Module to Combat the Rise in Plagiarism Session Handouts CI-109 Implementing a Common Reader Program on Your Campus: 10 Years of Insights Session Handouts CT-113 Working with First-Year Students with Mental Health Issues: Best Practices Session Handouts
25th National Conference on Students in Transition October 13-15, 2018 Indianapolis, Indiana National Conferences on Students in Transition Tricia Seifert Keynote Address Opening Session and Keynote Address Linda Krzykowski CI-8 An Institutional and Comprehensive Approach to Supporting Transfer Transitions Session Handouts Rebekah Reysen Kyle Ellis CI-35 Academic Transitions: The Evolution of a Student Success Course Session Handouts Joshua Powers Mary Murphy CR-12 Impact of Psychological Interventions on Student Academic Success and Performance Session Handouts Bruce Epps Ashley McCabe Ashley Sasla Jennie Smith CT-15 Students in Transition: A Holistic Approach Session Handouts Dia Sanders CT-20 The Starting Line: Academic Advising for First-Year Students Session Handouts Harold Stanislaw CR-21 Heroes and Differences: Two Active-Learning Experiences for Student Success Session Handouts conference program 25th National Conference on Students in Transition Program Conference Program Maura Abrahamson Benjamin Drury Michele Mohr Derek Shouba Rodolfo Yanez CI-11 Sharing the Load: Creating and Assessing a Shared Syllabus Session Handouts Lisa Angermeier Allison Plopper Grace Comerford Casey Collins CT-4 Fostering Belonging through Engaging First-Year Students in the Community Session Handouts Sherri Henry CT-14 R.I.S.E.N. to Success: Supporting First-Generation Students' Successful Transition to University Session Handouts Matthew Vorell Melissa Ryan CR-70 Understanding Undergraduate Student Attrition in Higher Education Through Photos Session Handouts Paul Rodriguez Tammy Wyatt Brandon Cruz CI-1 Promising Approaches to Enhance Social/Academic Adjustment Among Transitioning Students Session Handouts Lauren Prepose-Forsen Jennifer Brown Melissa Jones Kehau Newhouse CI-40 Increasing Student Success with Limited Resources Through a Transfer Program Session Handouts Patricia Moran Micks Lori Holleran Steiker CI-42 Signature Course Stories: Innovation in Implementing a Curriculum Overhaul Session Handouts Amy Powell Lisa Angermeier Heather Bowman CI-22 Using a High-Impact Practice Taxonomy to Scale-Up with Quality Session Handouts Tim Cox Ken Baron CI-66 The Golden Ticket: UMBC's Pre-Orientation Advising Program Session Handouts Allison McWilliams CT-25 Adding meaningful Value Through the College to Life-After-College Transition Session Handouts Laila Shishineh Ashley Luster FD-62 Best Practices: Institutionalizing and Expanding Grant-Funded initiatives for Transfer Students Session Handouts Laura Hubbard Janis Peters FD-72 Transitions: Career and Graduate Exploration and Preparation for Students with ADHD/LD Session Handouts
24th National Conference on Students in Transition October 21-23, 2017 Costa Mesa, California National Conferences on Students in Transition Conference Program Conference Program CI-23 Assessing First-Year Seminar (FYS) of LACE (Liberal Arts Cores Education) Session Handouts CI-67 I-PERSIST - Mentoring for First-Year STEM Persistence Session Handouts CR-2 The Role of Validation for Low-Income Latino-a Engineering Transfer Students Session Handouts CI-24 Enhancing Student Success Through Academic and Student Affairs Collaboration Session Handouts CR-5 First-Year Students and Deep Learning - Piloting the FYRE Program Session Handouts CR-13 Emerging Voices - Foster Care Alumni Entering College Session Handouts Cr-22 Transitioning to College - The Students' Story Session Handouts Cr-27 Minding the Gap - Creating High School & College Partnerships for Success Session Handouts CR-46 BCCSE GPA Prediction and Impact of FYS on At-Risk Freshman Session Handouts CR-59 Helping Parents Help Their Children Successfully Transition to College Session Handouts CR-66 What We Say Matters - The Impact of Language on Transitions Session Handouts CT-8 Transition Coaching - Retaining Students in Transition Session Handouts CT-30 UNH First-Year Program Success Story - Helping Students Engage Session Handouts CT-35 Bridging the Gap with Collaborative Intrusive Advising in Guided Pathways Session Handouts CT-57 Utilizing TRIO to Enhance the First-Year Experience Session Handouts CT-62 Case Management - The Right Support at the Right Time Session Handouts CT-63 Rethinking the Faculty - Led Model of First-Year Seminar Session Handouts FD-20 Spirituality, Authenticity, Wholeness, and Self-Renewal in the Academy Session Handouts FD-38 Transfer Students - Transforming Their Incoming Information Literacy and Library Skills Session Handouts FD-47 Top Ten Misconceptions About College and How We Can Fix This Session Handouts PA-55 Science Cafe - Designing a Book Club for Undergraduate STEM Majors Session Handouts PR-52 Living Arrangements, Academic Motivation and Academic Achievement of First-Year Students Session Handouts CI-23 Caring at Scale: High-Impact Success Coaching at ASU Session Handouts CI-33 Collaborating Across Campus to Engage and Retain Transfer Students Session Handouts CT-30 Navigating the Hidden Curriculum of a Four Year University Session Handouts
23rd National Conference on Students in Transition October 15-17, 2016 New Orleans, Louisiana National Conferences on Students in Transition Conference Program Conference Program CI-15 Transfer Connections - Welcoming New Transfer Students Session Handouts CI-24 Promoting Students' Integrative Learning Through Reflection Session Handouts CI-70 Enhancing Student Success in Summer Bridge Session Handouts CI-79 Career Planning Curriculum for Senior Students' Transition to the Workplace Session Handouts CT-19 Supporting First-Generation Students' Transition Session Handouts CR-5 Incoming Transgender Students - An Important First Look Session Handouts CR-8 One Book - Transition with High-Impact Practice Session Handouts CR-12 What Motivated First-Year Students to Attend Peer-Facilitated Learning Session Handouts CR-17 Not Crossing the Finish Line - Why Do College Seniors Leave Session Handouts CR-34 Efficacy of a Cultural Transition Course for First-Year International Students Session Handouts CR-71 Classroom as Community - Transfer Only Courses in the General Education Curriculum Session Handouts CT-30 Examining the Use of Strengths-Based Self-Assessments to Promote First-Generation College Student Success Session Handouts CT-40 Can Faculty and Advisors Collaborate to Serve Students in Transition Session Handouts CT-80 UNH First-Year Program Success Story - Helping Students Engage Session Handouts CT-84 Developing a Successful First-Year Experience Course for Transfer Students Session Handouts E-16 Creating an Online Student Success Course to Enhance the First Year Session Handouts FD-2 Building Better Orientation Curricula for Transfer Students Session Handouts FD-27 SOS: Save Our Sophomores Session Handouts FD-77 First-Year Programs Designed to Support Student Growth, Success, and Engagement Session Handouts PA-58 Impact of a Residential Colleges Program on Incoming First-Year Students Session Handouts PR-65 Is Living in a Residential College Associated with Academic Motivation Session Handouts
22nd National Conference on Students in Transition October 17-19, 2015 Baltimore, Maryland National Conferences on Students in Transition Conference Program Conference Program Opening Session & Keynote Speaker - Eric Stoller Opening Session and Keynote Address CI-24 Integrating Diversity Initiatives into a First-Year Experience Session Handouts CR-4 Internal Transition - Self-Authorship and Identity Development in the First-Year Session Handouts CR-6 Transfer Students in Their Senior Year - Learning from Their Experiences Session Handouts CR-27 Socio-Culture and Mexican American students Failure Rate in a Hispanic-Serving Insitution Session Handouts CT-9 The Benefits of Transitioning from Tutoring to Collaborative Study Session Handouts CT-20 Older Adults - Transitioning Back to College Session Handouts CT-67 Providing Institutional Support for First Generation and Lower Socioeconomic Status Students Session Handouts CT-67 Providing Institutional Support for First Generation and Lower Socioeconomic Status Students Session Handouts CT-67 Providing Institutional Support for First Generation and Lower Socioeconomic Status Students Session Handouts CT-68 Giving Back - Supporting Upperclassmen Returning to Their FYE as Mentors Session Handouts E-3 Promoting College Success through Positive Psychology Session Handouts E-32 CIRPs Diverse Learning Environments Survey - Campus Climate and Student Outcomes Session Handouts E-60 Candid Career - Informational Interviewing Session Handouts FD-16 Advising as Teaching Session Handouts PR-53 Redundancy of Instruction - Library Instruction in First-Year Courses Session Handouts PR-57 New Student Orientation - A Foundation of Student Success Session Handouts PR-57 New Student Orientation - A Foundation of Student Success Session Handouts
21st National Conference on Students in Transition October 18-20, 2014 Denver, Colorado National Conferences on Students in Transition Conference Program Conference Program Opening Session & Keynote Speaker - Scott Evenbeck Opening Session and Keynote Address CI-1 More Bang for Your Budget Bucks - Raising Retention Rates with Limited Resources Session Handouts CI-2 From Backpack to Briefcase - Building a Senior Transition Program Session Handouts CI-4 Making it Count - Designing a Seminar Course for Transfer and Military Students Session Handouts CI-4 Making it Count - Designing a Seminar Course for Transfer and Military Students Session Handouts CI-14 What's in Your Took Kit - Equipping Advisors to Retain Exploratory Majors Session Handouts CI-14 What's in Your Took Kit - Equipping Advisors to Retain Exploratory Majors Session Handouts CI-14 What's in Your Took Kit - Equipping Advisors to Retain Exploratory Majors Session Handouts CI-19 Motivation Matters - Intrinsic, Extrinsic, and the Bridge Students' Success Session Handouts CI-26 Supporting Seniors in the Post-Graduation Transition - Successful Career Planning Curricula Session Handouts CI-32 Supporting First- and Second-Year First-Generation Students by Assessing and Enhancing Initiatives Session Handouts CI-39 From Campus to Computer - Transferring Orientation to Online Session Handouts CT-62 Viking Launch - A Self-Sustaining Academic First-Year Program Session Handouts CI-63 Transfer Learning Community - Supporting STEM Student Success Session Handouts CT-67 Collaboration Across the Curriculum - Developing a Second-Year Program at Sonoma State University Session Handouts CT-67 Collaboration Across the Curriculum - Developing a Second-Year Program at Sonoma State University Session Handouts CI-71 Promoting Student Success through Departmental Collaboration and Institutional Re-Organization Session Handouts CI-73 Making a CASE for Re-Thinking Staff Training to Intentionally Support Second-Year Students Session Handouts CR-12 Against All Odds - Impact of the Key Communities on Diverse Students Session Handouts CR-20 Creating Optimal environments to Promote Holistic Student Development and Global Learning Session Handouts CR-23 Belonging and engagement - Predicting Academic Success across Stages of Transfer Student Transition Session Handouts CR-46 Supporting Sophomore Student Success - Student and Institutional Level Results from Two National Surveys Session Handouts CR-66 First-Year Seminars and Senior Capstones - Bookending Writing Instruction in the Undergraduate Curriculum Session Handouts CR-68 Multimethod Study Exploring how Specially Admitted Student Athletes Navigate Their Educational Experiences Session Handouts CR-77 Tailoring First-Year Seminars for Computing Majors Session Handouts CT-6 Paths of Learning - Teaching for Engagement in College Session Handouts CT-7 A House with No Sides - Authentic Collaboration in Student Success Facilities Design Session Handouts CT-9 It's Not My Hardest Class Anymore Session Handouts CT-17 Making a Smooth Transition as a Transfer Student Session Handouts CT-17 Making a Smooth Transition as a Transfer Student Session Handouts CT-25 Psychosocial Influences on the Sophomore Year Session Handouts CT-34 Team Effort - Connecting Our First-Year Student to Service Learning at IUPUI Session Handouts CT-38 Multi-Layered Assessment in Student Leadership Programs Session Handouts CT-44 Student Parents - Transitioning to College with Children and Transition to Parenthood in College Session Handouts CT-44 Student Parents - Transitioning to College with Children and Transition to Parenthood in College Session Handouts CT-64 Learning Communities Meeting the Needs of Today's Students Session Handouts CT-72 Engaging Families to Support the Transition of First-Year Students Session Handouts CT-74 Cognitive Development and Scaffolding Strategies for Undergraduates in Library Instruction Classes Session Handouts CT-74 Cognitive Development and Scaffolding Strategies for Undergraduates in Library Instruction Classes Session Handouts CT-74 Cognitive Development and Scaffolding Strategies for Undergraduates in Library Instruction Classes Session Handouts CT-80 Transitioning from College to Careers Session Handouts CT-80 Transitioning from College to Careers Session Handouts E-65 Responding to Motivational and Non-Cognitive Issues Facing Our Transfer Students Session Handouts E-81 Online Orientation Theory - Best Practices and Real Life Experiences Session Handouts FD-28 How to Support the Most At-Risk Students Designing a Summer Bridge Program Session Handouts FD-69 Students in Learning Disabilities Transition to College - Challenges, Rewards, and Supports Session Handouts FD-69 Students in Learning Disabilities Transition to College - Challenges, Rewards, and Supports Session Handouts FD-69 Students in Learning Disabilities Transition to College - Challenges, Rewards, and Supports Session Handouts FD-69 Students in Learning Disabilities Transition to College - Challenges, Rewards, and Supports Session Handouts FD-75 First-Year Transfer Students Supporting Early College High School Graduates in Transition Session Handouts PA-50 More Than a Portfolio - Helping Transfer Students Create a Passport for Success Session Handouts PA-50 More Than a Portfolio - Helping Transfer Students Create a Passport for Success Session Handouts PA-60 Students in Transition Program - University of North Carolina Wilmington Session Handouts PR-51 Traumatic Brain Injury and the College Transition Session Handouts PR-54 The UFSSS - A New Instrument Aiding in Student Transitions to the University Session Handouts PR-56 Should Institutions Expand the Academic Record? The Elon Experiences Transcript Session Handouts
20th National Conference on Students in Transition October 19-21, 2013 Atlanta, Georgia National Conferences on Students in Transition Conference Program Conference Program Opening Session & Keynote Address - M. Stuart Hunter Opening Session and Keynote Address CI-1 A Discipline-Specific Approach to a First-Year Orientation Course Session Handouts R-3 Leading in Transition Conversations with Stakeholders Managing Student Success Transitions in Higher Education Session Handouts CT-4 Sophomore Successes and Challenges - Creating a Second Year Program at a Large Public University Session Handouts CI-6 An Integrated Innovative First Year Academic Program Session Handouts R-8 Writing in the Senior Capstone Session Handouts CI-10 Using Current research and Trends to Strengthen a Program for sophomores Session Handouts C-11 Resources and References Session Handouts R-12 Identifying Your Students Transition Issues Session Handouts CR-13 Promoting Native American Recruitment and Retention Session Handouts Ct-17 Madisonville Community College Student Advising Syllabus Process Session Handouts CI-18 The Second Chapter - How Libraries Can Support Sophomores Through Information Literacy Instruction, Assessment, and Faculty Partnership Session Handouts CT-21 Holistic Approaches to Student Success Practical Strategies Session Handouts CI-23 Developing a Second-Year Experience Initiative on a Foundation of Theory, Best Practices, Education, and Assessment Session Handouts CI-26 Institutional Collaborations to Support College Completion Session Handouts CT-27 The Key Ingredients to Retaining and Graduating Multicultural Males Session Handouts CI-29 Transitioning from Knowledge Consumers to Knowledge Producers - Research and Community Placements as Transition experiences Session Handouts CT-31 Living Questions Guiding Integration and a Sense of Purpose for Transformational Learning Session Handouts CR-37 Growth Mindsets and Productive Efforts that Lead to Increased Achievement and Learning Session Handouts CI-38 Focused on the First Year - An Advising Initiative and its Impact on Institutional Culture Session Handouts CR-39 A Better Boost - The Library's Role in Academic Success Session Handouts CT-41 Flourishing or Floundering - Using Positive Psychology Principles to Shape New Learning Paradigms for Students in Transition Session Handouts CI-42 Peer Mentors - Not Your Average Orientation Leaders Session Handouts R-43 Spirituality, Authenticity, Wholeness, and Self-Renewal in the Academy Session Handouts PR-44 Transgenderism and the College Experience - Transitioning Challenges During Higher education Session Handouts PA-45 The Badge Experiment Session Handouts PA-46 Transfer Learning Community Supporting STEM Student Success Session Handouts CI-54 Supporting the Transition of Academically Underprepared Students in Mathematics and English Session Handouts CI-57 Assessing the Impact of an Academic Recovery Program Session Handouts CI-60 Why Peer Mentors - Promoting Transfer Success Session Handouts CI-66 Easing the Transition to College Through Paired First-Year Seminars Session Handouts CT-67 Brain-Based Learning and Multiple Generational Learning Styles in the Classroom Session Handouts R-68 Discussing What Works - Strategies for Senior Year Experiences Session Handouts CT-69 If Your Build It, They Will Come - Building a Bridge Between First-Year Students and Advising Session Handouts E-71 Transfer Students - Examining Attitudes and Motivations to Help Sustain Their Success Session Handouts
19th National Conference on Students in Transition October 13-15, 2012 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania National Conferences on Students in Transition Conference Program Conference Program Opening Session & Keynote Speaker - Laurie Schreiner Opening Session and Keynote Address Primer for First-Time Attendees Session Handouts CI-8 Millersville Scholars Program: Creating Successful Transitions to College for At Risk Students Session Handouts CI-12 One-Credit Class: A Strategy to Lower Stress and Enhance Performance and Wellbeing Session Handouts CI-14 Momentum: An Advising Approach for First Generation Students Session Handouts CR-16 The Role of Summer Bridge Programs in Equipping Students of Color for Successful Transition to College Session Handouts CI-17 Transforming Institutional Culture Via Electronic Advising Session Handouts CT-25 Bucking the Trend: Balancing Work, Family, Commuting, and Academics Session Handouts R-32 Spirituality, Authenticity, Wholeness, and Self-Renewal in the Academy Session Handouts CI-33 Intentionally Creating an INstitutional Culture Focused on Retention Session Handouts CT-35 The Community College Connection Program: A Smart Partnerships to increase the Retention and Success of Underprepared Students Session Handouts CI-39 SOS! Supporting Our Sophomores: Implications for Faculty Advising Session Handouts CI-53 Boot to Books: Transitioning Veterans from Military to College Session Handouts CI-55 UMBC Transfer Seminars: The Future of Transfer Student Success Session Handouts R-65 Using Student Athletes as Peer Educators in First year Seminars and Academic Support Programs Session Handouts CR-67 Comparing Australian Sophomore Science Experience Across the Pacific Session Handouts
18th National Conference on Students in Transition October 8-13, 2011 St. Louis, Missouri National Conferences on Students in Transition Conference Program Conference Program Plenary Address - Joyce C. Romano Plenary Address Primer for First-Time Attendees Session Handouts CI-3 Online Orientations for Nontraditional and Special Population Students Session Handouts CR-7 Transition Experiences of Middle Eastern Graduates in American Universities Session Handouts CT-9 Writing on Campus-Based Initiatives: Strategies for Sharing your Good Work with Internal and External Audiences Session Handouts CR-12 Exploring the Efficacy of Early Intervention Based on Psychosocial Risk Factors Session Handouts CR-17 Examining the Effects of Academic and Social Intervention Courses on Engagement Among Community College Students Session Handouts CI-19 Doing More with Less: The Evolution of a Peer-Mentoring Program Session Handouts CI-26 Vision 2020 Student Success Program: AP/IB Alternative and CTE Dual Enrollment Session Handouts CT-27 Addressing Professional Transitions While Working with Students in Transition Session Handouts CR-28 2010-2011 Paul P. Fidler Research Grant Recipient: Full Financial Aid in the Ivy League: How High-Achieving, Low Income Undergraduates Negotiate the Elite College Environment Session Handouts CT-33 Understanding and Engaging Under-Resourced College Students Session Handouts CR-34 How Explicit Focus on Identity Affects Students' Transition to College Session Handouts R-35 Spirituality, Authenticity, Wholeness, and Self-Renewal in the Academy Session Handouts CR-36 Sophomore-Year Experience Programs and Academic Development: Developing an Assessment for Program Evaluation Session Handouts CR-38 AVID Postsecondary: Support, Retention, and Success Session Handouts R-40 Students from Foster Care: Strategies for Improving Retention and Degree Completion Session Handouts PR-48 Teaching Large Lecture Classes using Student Self-Designed Summary Session Handouts PA-49 Introducing the Senior Legacy Symposium to Promote Reflection and Professional Preparation for Seniors Session Handouts PR-51 Do Women Make the Difference? The Relationship Between High-Impact Program Participation and Retention and Time-To-Graduation Rates Session Handouts CR-55 Examining Transition in the Sophomore and Junior Years: Findings from the Diverse learning Environments Surveys Session Handouts CT-56 Creating and Developing Learner-Centered Classrooms Session Handouts CI-61 Transfer Transitions: Improving Outcomes for Transfer Students at Brooklyn College Session Handouts CI-66 STARS: Addressing the Needs of At-Risk First-Year Students Through a Living-Learning Community Session Handouts
17th National Conference on Students in Transition November 13-15, 2010 Houston, Texas National Conferences on Students in Transition Conference Program Conference Program E-1 Creating a Campus-Wide Plan for Student Success and retention Session Handouts R-4 The Senior-Year Transition Web 2.0: Utilizing Interactive Media for Innovative Program Delivery Session Handouts CI-8 Student Affairs Participation in the Academic Engagement of Students Session Handouts CI-14 Free Textbooks for student from Equity Groups: Preliminary Data from an Initiative at the University of South Australia Session Handouts CT-16 Reconsidering Transition in the Collegiate Context Session Handouts CI-17 Academic Support for Probationary Freshman: The PASS Program Session Handouts R-20 The Senior-Year Experience: Current Trends and Issues Session Handouts PA-23 Bridge Program: Helping students Make a Smooth Transition from High School to University Session Handouts Pr-27 Foundations for Change: Using Experiential Education as a Tool for Student Learning Session Handouts PR-30 Improving Math Pass Rates: Supplemental Instruction Session Handouts CR-33 The Impact of a Sophomore Seminar Session Handouts CT-35 Students Helping Students: A Training Model for Successful Transitions Session Handouts CR-36 Now That I'm Here, It Doesn't Seem That Bad: A Discourse Analysis of Student Narratives About Starting College Session Handouts CR-39 Only Connect: A Mixed-Methods Study of How First-Year Students Create residential Communities Session Handouts CI-52 Senior-Year Experience: A Three-Year Update from Muhlenberg College Session Handouts CR-56 A Happy Mess: The Transitional Challenges of First-Generation College Seniors Session Handouts CR-57 From Matriculation to Graduation: Correlations Between Career Readiness Programs and Career Search Self-Efficacy Session Handouts CT-59 Teaching Foster, Homeless, and Adopted Students: Notes from the Field Session Handouts CT-72 Tuition, Tools, and Tactics: A Comprehensive Approach to Building Student Success Session Handouts CR-73 Real Graduates, Real Transitions, Real Stories: A Real Insight to Life After College Session Handouts R-75 Strategies for Writing Instruction: Understanding the Key Components for College Readiness in the 21st Century Session Handouts CI-76 N = 1: Defying Retention Convention Session Handouts CI-78 MAPS: Coaching At-Risk, First-Year Students of Color Session Handouts CT-80 Bridging College Readiness Gaps Through Summer Bridge Programs Session Handouts CI-81 Psychosocial Factor Modeling and Retention Outcomes: Exploring the Efficacy of Early Intervention Session Handouts CT-85 Transfer Students and the Traditional First-Year Program Session Handouts
16th National Conference on Students in Transition November 6-9, 2009 Salt Lake City, Utah National Conferences on Students in Transition Conference Program Conference Program CR-1 Learning Through a Project-Based First-Year Seminar Course Session Handouts CR-7 Exploring How Student Employment Affects the Academic and Cocurricular Choices of Sophomores Session Handouts CT-9 The Luckyday Success Program: A Holistic Approach to Academic Training for First-Year Success Session Handouts CT-18 Teacher Recruitment Scholarship Program: A Collaborative Pipeline Initiative for Ethnic Minority and First-Generation Students Session Handouts CI-19 Ensuring a Quality Education for Indiana's Students with Disabilities: Results from a Department of Education Grant Session Handouts CI-23 Should I Stay or Should I Go: Facilitating Successful Transition for Transfer Students Session Handouts CT-26 PALs in Higher Education Session Handouts CR-27 2008-2009 Paul P. Fidler Grant Recipient - Taking the Widescreen View: Moving Toward Holistic Assessment of Student Success Courses Session Handouts CT-29 INTRnational: A Transitions Course for New International Students Session Handouts CI-33 Students Guiding Students Session Handouts CI-36 Academic Foundations: Strengthening the Foundation for Higher Education Session Handouts CI-39 Tweeting Your Facebook YouTube Blog: How to Join Multiple Social Networks and Maximize Student Exposure to Transfer Information Session Handouts CR-40 Perceptions of First-Year Read Program Student Benefits Session Handouts R-42 Applying Lessons from Successful First-Year Transition Programs: A Conversation About Developing Effective Transition Programs for Transfer Students Session Handouts CI-45 Three Successful Integrated Efforts Fostering transition to Utah State University Session Handouts CT-46 Fostering the Intellectual Development of Sophomores through Curricular and Cocurricular Initiatives Session Handouts CI-51 You're Admitted! Now What? A Comprehensive Academic Advising Model for Newly Admitted Transfer Students Session Handouts CT-53 Reality Check: Increasing Active, Connected Learning in a First-Year Program Session Handouts CR-54 International Students: Guests or Family? What's the Difference? Session Handouts CT-55 Making Sophomores Count Session Handouts R-56 Integrating Research, Field Experience, and a Senior Thesis for Senior Psychology Majors Session Handouts
15th National Conference on Students in Transition November 8-10, 2008 Columbia, SC National Conferences on Students in Transition Conference Program Conference Program E-3 MAP-Works: An Early-Warning Indicator of Student Success Session Handouts CR-4 The System Transfer Experience: Findings and Recommendations from a Qualitative Study Session Handouts CT-5 Linking Intervention Strategies to Transition Issues of At-Risk Student Populations Session Handouts CI-6 Good to Great: Elon 101 and New Student Orientation Session Handouts RD-8 Getting College Seniors One-Day Closer to Graduation: Sharing Senior-Year Experience Success Strategies from Design to Delivery Session Handouts PA-22 Showcasing the KSU 4401: Senior Seminar Hybrid Course: Blending Web 2.0 with Face-to-Face Learning for the 21st Century Senior-Year Experience Session Handouts CR-9 Students from Start to Finish: Identifying Success Factors Within Workforce Clusters Session Handouts CR-10 Leading the Way: Transfer Peer leader Program Session Handouts CI-11 Helping Seniors: Countdown to Commencement Session Handouts CT-14 Millennials Go To Work Session Handouts PA-19 Start Right...Finish Strong: Equipping First-Year Students for Success through FYE Programs Session Handouts CR-28 The Texas Transfer Summit: Findings and a Model for Action Session Handouts CI-30 QUEST: The Value of Pre-Enrollment Programs to the Successful Transition of Incoming First-Year Students Session Handouts CI-36 Student Transition Courses: Preparing Students for Life in the 'Real World' Session Handouts CI-37 The Second Year at Emory Program: Assessing a Residential Second-Year Initiative Session Handouts CT-38 Transitions: Meeting the Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities Session Handouts CI-41 The InComing Student Experience (ICE) Session Handouts CI-47 Ground Up or Top Down: Two Ways to Create a Senior-Year Experience Session Handouts CI-51 Peer Mentoring: Helping Students with the Transition to College Session Handouts CI-52 UCAN Do It! A Program for Students on First Suspension Session Handouts RD-56 Is It Possible to Sustain Individual Spirituality, Authenticity, Wholeness, and Self-Renewal in the Academy Today? Session Handouts CI-61 Does Access Mean Acceptance? Helping Underprepared Students Make "Wise Choices" for Baccalaureate Degrees Session Handouts