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How Do I Create a Class That Support First-Year Students?

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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. Designing with students in mind first helps you be purposeful in your approach to building their skills and meeting their needs.

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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.

Learning Goals

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.

Topics Covered

  • 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)

Audience

This program will benefit:

  • Faculty
  • Instructional Designers

Product Code: PM19EA

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