Institute on First-Generation College Students
July 25 - 27, 2014 <> Asheville, NC
Hotel Registration Deadline: June 27, 2014
Online Registration Deadline: July 16, 2014
The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition invites those interested in programs and initiatives for first-generation students to join us for the Institute on First-Generation College Students. Institute faculty will build a framework for examining trends and practices connected to building a comprehensive and intentional approach to ensure the success of first-generation students.
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2012-2013 National Survey of First-Year Seminars: Exploring High-Impact Practices in the First College Year
Dallin George Young and Jessica M. Hopp
The 2012-2013 administration of the National Survey of First-Year Seminars was expanded to explore the connection between the seminar and other high-impact practices in the first college year, including learning communities, service-learning, common reading programs, undergraduate research, and writing instruction. Click here for more information.
College Students in Transition: An Annotated Bibliography
Stephanie M. Foote, Sara M. Hinkle, Jeannine Kranzow, Matthew D. Pistilli, LaTonya Rease Miles, and Janelle G. Simmons
A new annotated bibliography helps researchers and practitioners navigate the emerging literature base on college student transitions beyond the first year, with special focus on adult learners, student veterans, and those studying in different cultures. Click here for more information.
The Senior Year: Culminating Experiences and Transitions
Mary Stuart Hunter, Jennifer R. Keup, Jillian Kinzie, and Heather Maietta, Editors
This new edited collection describes today's college seniors and offers strategies for supporting them to graduation through high-impact educational initiatives. Educators charged with improving the end-of-college experience will find this an invaluable resource. Click here for more information.