ERIC Number: ED390330
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
"From Best Intentions to Best Practices": Conference Programme and Proceedings of the Annual Canadian-American Conference on the First-Year Experience (4th, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, December 3-5, 1995).
South Carolina Univ., Columbia. National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition.
This booklet provides the program and abstracts of presentations given at the Fourth Canadian-American Conference on the First-Year Experience. It includes a list of the goals of the conference, sponsoring institutions, staff, and general information about the conference. The booklet then provides brief descriptions of the 51 sessions held over the course of 2 days. Sessions focused on the evolution of the first-year experience in Canada, orientation programs, surveys of the first-year experience, student retention, first-year courses, transition programs, student needs, academic support, student empowerment, faculty development, enrollment management, advising, undecided students, student resiliency, student tutoring, teaching methods, and inclusive curriculum. The bulk of the text contains one- and two-page abstracts of the presentations. (MDM)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, College Instruction, College Programs, Enrollment Management, Faculty Development, First Year Seminars, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools, Program Descriptions, School Holding Power, School Orientation, Student Development, Student Needs, Student Surveys, Transitional Programs, Tutoring
National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 ($15).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Univ., Columbia. National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition.
Identifiers: Canada; Freshman Orientation; Resilience (Personality); Student Empowerment; Undecided Students; United States