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Upcoming Events

Institute on First-Generation College Students
July 25 - 27, 2014 <> Asheville, NC

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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21st National Conference on Students in Transition
October 18 - 20, 2014 <> Denver, Colorado

Proposal Deadline: July 16, 2014
Online Registration Deadline: September 26, 2014

The 21st National Conference on Students in Transition focuses on the wide range of changes and transitions college students experience throughout their undergraduate years, including the first college year, the sophomore year, the senior year, and the transfer transition. High-quality concurrent session, roundtable discussion, and poster session proposals are invited on topics addressing the myriad aspects on student in transition. Proposals undergo blind review and are selected based on appropriateness of session topic, adherence to proposal guidelines, and overall quality of the proposal. The proposal deadline is July 16, 2014.

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New Publications!

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.


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Online Courses

Online courses on The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

Online courses on current topics related to the first-year experience and students in transition, take place during a five-week period with the majority of instruction occurring in an asynchronous environment. Asynchronous instruction is neither time-bound nor place-bound and does not require the simultaneous participation of all students and instructors.

Proving and Improving: Foundations of First-Year Assessment

Course Dates:
August 18 - Sept 19, 2014

Instructor:
Dallin George Young

Fostering First-Year Students Success

Course Dates:
Sept 8 - Oct 3, 2014

Instructor:
Stephanie M. Foote

Common Readings: Creating Community Beyond the Book

Course Dates:
Oct. 20 - Nov 14, 2014

Instructor:
Catherine Anderson


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