ERIC Number: ED334885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Guidelines for Evaluating the Freshman Year Experience.
Gardner, John; And Others
This booklet presents questions that can be used by a college or university task force looking at the freshman year experience and/or the broader undergraduate experience. It can also be utilized to aid the process of campus self-study or assessment. The questions are arranged under three major headings: (1) Campus Policies, Processes, and Climate; (2) Academics; and (3) Student Life and Campus Services. Questions are presented under the following subheadings: recruitment/admissions; orientation; institutional research and resources; development of common culture and community; institutional policies and goals for the freshman year; the formal curriculum; faculty and staff development; academic advising and tutorial assistance; residence life; student activities and campus services; and campus problems and issues. (GLR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Advising, College Freshmen, Dormitories, Extracurricular Activities, Group Experience, Guidelines, Higher Education, Inquiry, Institutional Evaluation, Institutional Research, School Orientation, School Policy, Student Adjustment, Student College Relationship, Student Needs, Student Recruitment, Summative Evaluation, Transitional Programs
National Resource Center for The Freshman Year Experience, 1728 College Street, Columbia, SC 29208 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Univ., Columbia. Center for the Study of the Freshman Year Experience.