Over 40% of incoming first-year students at 4-year colleges and universities are first-generation college students. This percentage jumps to 70% for incoming first-year students at 2-year colleges.
As the number of first-generation college students increases, it’s crucial that you create a more accessible and supportive classroom environment at your institution. Retention and student success for these students are key objectives for universities. You’ll get practical strategies to overcome barriers of success that are unique to this student population.
What are the learning goals?
Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be able to:
- Describe the profile of first-generation college students in the United States
- Identify the challenges the disproportionately affect first-generation college students
- Implement specific strategies to better support first-generation college students in the college classroom
- Develop the necessary skills to identify future resources to continue supporting this student demographic
Who should attend?
- Department Chairs
- Instructional designers
- Retention specialists
- Directors of Diversity and Inclusion
- First-Year Experience Coordinators
Why you don’t want to miss this!
In this seminar, you’ll learn how faculty can better support first-generation college students in the classroom. Topics of discussion include: understanding the challenges that first-generation college students disproportionately face; contextualizing practical ways to support their success in the classroom and beyond; and recognizing resources to continue improving support structures for first-generation college students.
Your seminar registration includes the following:
- On-demand access
- Downloadable PowerPoint presentations from the speaker
- Written transcript
- Supplemental materials
- 100% satisfaction guarantee
There is no limit to how many times the seminar is accessed while available.
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