ERIC Number: ED159992
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Mentor Handbook. University Seminar Program.
Scherer, Charlotte, Ed.
The purpose of the university seminar at Bowling Green State University is to introduce new students to the academic and cultural life of higher education at the university by focusing on as many of its aspects as possible during a 20-contact hour, 10-week period. The seminar is coordinated by faculty/staff/upper division students and presents the potential of a university education from the standpoint of its educational, cultural, and recreational programs and its human resources. Students are encouraged to explore the purpose and value of higher education in relation to their own plans and experiences. University seminar classes enroll freshmen and transfer students for a two-credit hour seminar. Information is provided about expected student outcomes, the syllabus, grading guidelines, team teaching, and planning and coordination. A description is provided about the seminar units, which concern the following topics: introduction, support services, classroom dynamics, academic advising, life outside the classroom, the purpose and value of higher education, administrative organization and decision-making at the university, general education, career education and development, and conclusion. Resource facilities and persons and a bibliography for the mentor teams are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Freshmen, College Role, College Students, Counseling Services, Educational Counseling, Educational Resources, Higher Education, Learning Experience, Mentors, Orientation Materials, Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, Seminars, Student Adjustment, Student College Relationship, Student Needs, Transfer Students
Bowling Green State University, Division of General Studies, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bowling Green State Univ., OH. Div. of General Studies.