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30th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience

February 4-8, 2011
Atlanta, Georgia

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E-5
Using Mind Maps to Manage Class Notes, Transform Studying Into Learning, and Become a Self-Directed Learner

E-10
Student Success Textbook/Planner: Engage Students with Intentional Planning and Content

E-12
Supporting Student Success with 24/7 Online Resources

CT-14
First-Year Courses for Undeclared Students: Using Civic Engagement and Partners to Enhance Quantitative Reasoning

CI-16
Supporting and Improving Training for Peer Mentors and Educators

CI-27
Advising Seminar: Engaging the Mission

CR-28
Biology and Psychology: Gateway to Neuroscience

R-29
Best Practices 2.0: Using Online Technologies in Your Class

CI-30
Drawing on Community Resources: Experiential Learning as the Foundation of a First-Year Seminar

CT-31
Using a Virtual Librarian to Introduce Essential First-Year Information Literacy Skills

CR-38
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

R-41
Engaging First-Year Students Outside of the First-Year Seminar Course

CR-43
Digital Narratives: Using e-Portfolios to Assess Student Learning in First-Year Seminar

CR-55
Promoting High-Impact Practices: Approaches to Increase Engagement and Expand Access in the First Year

CI-56
Developing and Assessing A Community College First-Year Experience Program

CI-59
Using Peer Mentors to Deliver Cost-Eff ective First- Year Experience Events

CT-62
Using Workshops to Extend Academic Skills

CT-64
Working Up Something to Say: Sequencing Low-Stakes Writing Assignments to Produce a High-Stakes Project

CI-67
The Evolution of FYE Instructor Training at a Community College

CI-68
Supporting the Success of High School Students Enrolled Full-Time in College

CI-78
Undergraduate Women in Science Program

CT-85
Getting Students to Turn Off Digital Distractions and Tune in to Lectures and Learning

CT-90
Access to Comprehension: Cracking the Code of College Reading

FD-98
Using Blackboard to Promote a First-Year Community

PA-106
Tapping the Fountain of Youth: Hiring Peer Instructors to Infuse FYE Program with Renewable Energy

PR-108
Does One-Size-Fit All? A Segmented Analysis of Psychosocial and Generational Issues That Influence Retention of Adult Learners

PA-110
Using a Case Study to Assess Student Learning of Principled Problem Solving

PA-112
Successful Academic Partnerships

PR-114
Creating Meaningful Orientation Experiences: Transforming Orientation Programs at a Private Liberal Arts College for Women

PR-118
Identifying and Measuring Peer Mentor Development: A Qualitative Rubric Analysis

PA-126
FY Glee: Making the Music Video…Without a Budget!

CT-130
Understanding and Serving Under-Resourced College Students

CR-131
Understanding a Path to Graduation

CT-134
Assessment Design for Reporting of a Two-Year College First-Year Experience Program

CT-137
How Soon is Too Soon? Beginning the Advising Process Months Before< Students Begin Classes

R-138
Electronic Portfolios and First-Year Residential Students: Let the Learning Begin!

CI-146
How to Make Your Common Reading Flourish from Beginning to Success!

R-150
Service-Learning and the First-Year Experience: Promoting Civic Engagement in the First College Year

CT-154
The session title is The Plug-and-Play Potential of Online Games for Teaching Students Library Research Skills and Concepts

CI-155
How Overwhelmed Are Today's First-Year College Students? A Close Look at the Data

CI-156
Incorporating Career Development Skills into the First-Year Seminar

CI-157
Advancing Orientation: A Seminar-Based Approach to Community Development

CI-159
Tablet PCs, Interactive Teaching and Integrative Advising Promote STEM Success

CI-160
FRACTAL: Freshman Advising Connection for Teaching and Learning

CR-167
Brooklyn College Students Take on the Future of the Gowanus Canal

CT-174
Empowering Student Interdependence Through Semester-Long Small Groups

CI-175
Engaging Faculty in Shaping Academic Expectations for First-Year Students

CR-186
Data Results from a Longitudinal of First-Year Students

CT-197
Keeping Students in College: How Do we Increase Retention Rates?

CI-201
Designing and Implementing a Quality First- Year Program Quickly in Tough Economic Times

CI-213
Dawg Camp! Dawg Camp! The Place to Be!

CI-215
Implementing First-Year Programs at a Research University

CI-216
Why Do First-Year Commuter Students Struggle With Transitioning to College?

CI-217
From the Ground Up: Building a Solid Foundation for New Programs & Initiatives

R-222
First-Year Advising at Liberal Arts Colleges: Creating Eff ective Models for Faculty/Staff Collaboration

CI-223
Enhancing the First- Year Experience of At-Risk Students Through Summer Enrichment Programs

CR-224
"Jumping" Into the First Year of College Through a Virtual Summer Bridge Program, Early Entrance Experience and Academic Program

CI-228
Raising the Bar in Student Success Courses: Expect, Give, and Get

CI-230
Course Selection With the Use of an Online Survey: A Small College Initiative

CR-232
Uncommon Ideas for Common Reading Programs


 

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