ERIC Number: ED435304
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Solid Foundations: Building Success for First-Year Seminars through Instructor Training and Development. Monograph Series, Number 29.
Hunter, Mary Stuart, Ed.; Skipper, Tracy L., Ed.
This book's 10 chapters offer support and information on effective training of instructors of first-year college seminars. The included chapters are: (1) "Instructor Training: Rationale, Results, and Content Basics" (Joseph B. Cuseo); (2) "Teaching and Today's Changing First-Year Students" (M. Lee Upcraft and Pamela S. Stephens); (3) "What We Know about Students and How They Learn" (M. Lee Upcraft and Jennifer L. Crissman); (4) "Teaching First-Year College Students: Ten Tips for Success" (Diane W. Strommer); (5) "Approaches to Group Learning in the New-Student Seminar" (Joseph B. Cuseo); (6) "Facilitating a Group" (Constance Staley); (7) "Ensuring the Success of Faculty Training Workshops" (Mary Stuart Hunter and Joseph B. Cuseo); (8) "The Teaching Experience: A Faculty Development Workshop Series at the University of South Carolina" (Dan Berman and Mary Stuart Hunter); (9) "Assessment and Evaluation of Instructor Training Programs" (Joseph B. Cuseo); and (10) "Outcomes and Future Directions of Instructor Training Programs" (Mary Stuart Hunter and John N. Gardner). Appendices include a bibliography, which contains 40 references, and a list of institutions that offer first-year seminar instructor training. (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, First Year Seminars, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, School Orientation, Student Development
National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, 1629 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29208 ($30). Tel: 803-777-6029; Fax: 803-777-4699.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Univ., Columbia. National Resource Center for the Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition.
Note: "With major contributions from Joseph B. Cuseo."