How Do I Create a Class That Support First-Year Students?
There are several things that can be done in the design, facilitation, and assessment of a course to foster the skills and mindsets necessary for success in first-year students. These methods, which can be used in any class modality and will benefit all students, can help you support first-year students and give them the structure necessary to be successful in all of their courses. Learn several design-based first-year supports, how to create opportunities in the facilitation of your courses to create and build classroom skills, and how to plan/implement evaluations to continue to support students in their educational journey.
Purchase the How Do I Create a Class that Supports First-year Students? 20-Minute Mentor program, presented by Kristin Ziska Strange. Designing with our students in mind first helps us to be purposeful in our approach to first-year student skills and needs. Most of all, designing for first-year students is simple, easy, and benefits all students in the room.
After this program, participants will be able to:
- Identify key design elements that support the unique needs of first-year students.
- Utilize key facilitation techniques that foster higher education skills necessary for collegiate classroom success.
- Use evaluation as an informative process for both teachers and students.
- Define first-year students and identify their specific challenges
- Syllabus design considerations
- Assignments and exams
- Instructor Presence and Facilitation
- Evaluation (student evaluation ideas, student buy-in, preparing for “the next time”)
This program will benefit:
- Instructional Designers
Product Code: PM19EA