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University 101 Programs

Carrie Van Haren

Title:               Assistant Director for Curriculum and Assessment

Email:             carriew@mailbox.sc.edu

Phone:           803-777-8869

Carrie is primarily responsible for overseeing the planning, editing, design, and publication of the University 101 textbook, Transitions; managing departmental assessment projects and course evaluation processes; assisting instructors in interpreting assessment reports to enhance their teaching effectiveness; developing curricular materials and resources based on assessment data; and developing reports for internal and external reporting and compliance. She teaches the first-year seminar course, UNIV 101: The Student in the University, as well as the UNIV 101 Peer Leader course, EDLP 520: The Teacher as Manager.  

Prior to her current position with University 101 Programs, Carrie served as the Senior Assessment Associate in the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Analytics. In this role, she advised and collaborated with faculty and academic administrators to develop and implement processes for the assessment of general education and program-level student learning outcomes.

Carrie previously worked with University 101 Programs from 2004 to 2006 as its Assistant Director and the Coordinator of the First-Year Reading Experience.  Prior to that, she served as the Coordinator of Research and Project Development for the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

 

Educational Background

Master of Education - Student Personnel Services, 1998
University of South Carolina

Bachelor of Arts - Communication Studies, 1996
University of Florida

Van Haren, C., & Friedman, D. (Eds.). (2018). Transitions. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina.

Linder, C. W. (2006). Campus Case 7.1: Assessing Common Reading Programs. In J. L. Laufgraben (Ed.), Common Reading Programs: Going Beyond the Book (Monograph No. 44) (p. 80). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

Hunter, M. S., & Linder, C. W. (2005). First-year seminars. In M. L. Upcraft, J. N. Gardner, & B. O. Barefoot (Eds.), Challenging and supporting the first-year student: A handbook for improving the first year of college (pp. 275-291). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Hunter, M. S., & Linder, C. W. (2003). College seminars for first-year students. In J. W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of education (2nd ed.) (pp. 399-401). New York: Macmillan Reference.

Hunter, M. S., Skipper, T. L., & Linder, C. W. (2003). The first-year seminar: Continuing support for new student transitions. In J. A. Ward-Roof, & C. Hatch (Eds.), Designing successful transitions: A guide for orienting students to college (Monograph No. 13, 2nd ed.) (pp. 149-163). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

Linder, C. W. (2002). Introduction. In National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, The 2000 national survey of first-year seminar programs: Continuing innovations in the collegiate curriculum (Monograph No. 35) (pp. 1-3). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, Author.

Barefoot, B. O., Warnock, C. L., Dickinson, M. P., Richardson, S. E., & Roberts, M. R. (Eds.). (1998). Exploring the evidence: Reporting outcomes of first-year seminars, vol. II (Monograph No. 25). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

 

 


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