ERIC Number: ED392328
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Igniting a Spark for Higher Education. The Freshman Year Experience. Proceedings of the Annual Conference (15th, Columbia, South Carolina, February 16-20, 1996).
South Carolina Univ., Columbia. National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition.
These proceedings focus on the foundations for improving the undergraduate experience, especially college programs and activities designed for freshmen and new students. It includes 116 abstracts of seminars, poster sessions, workshops, and other programs developed by faculty and institutions to improve the undergraduate experience. The abstracts are one to two pages in length and contain a description of the activity or program. Most abstracts also include the name, address, and telephone number of a contact person. The programs and activities include those related to student support services, freshmen attitudes, student retention, ethics, computer literacy, students with disabilities, campus culture, leadership, critical thinking, diversity, freshman seminars, collaborative teaching and learning, mentoring, educational outcomes, focus groups, and campus safety. (MDM)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Academic Achievement, College Curriculum, College Freshmen, College Programs, Critical Thinking, Disabilities, Educational Attitudes, Higher Education, Institutional Role, Mentors, Outcomes of Education, Program Descriptions, School Activities, School Holding Power, Seminars, Student Attitudes, Workshops
National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 ($25).
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.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A