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Integrating the First-Year Experience: The Role of First-Year Seminars in Learning Communities

Jean M. Henscheid, editor
Format
Book
Published
Columbia, S.C. : National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, 2004.
Language
English
Series
First-Year Experience Monograph Series
ISBN
1889271470 (soft cover)
Contents
  • First-year seminars in learning communities: two reforms intersect / Jean M. Henscheid
  • The improved learning outcomes of linked versus stand-alone first-year seminars / Randy L. Swing
  • A century of community: continuing a long history of learning together with the development of an integrated first year / Joni Webb Petschauer ... [et al.]
  • Placing learning communities and first-year seminars at the core of general education reform / Sally K. Murphy and Skye Gentile
  • Growing learning communities at the community college / Alicia B. Harvey-Smith
  • The first-year seminar, the cornerstone of an interdisciplinary learning community program / William J. Fritz and Nannette Evans Commander
  • Serving students through multiple learning community models / Howard N. Shapiro
  • Introducing the liberal arts through a multi-layered first-year studies program / Leslie Bessant, Diane Mockridge, and Deano Pape
  • Reversing attrition rates by integrating first-year academic programs / Amanda Yale, Cathy Brinjak, and April Longwell
  • Learning in and about community in a "world class" city / Jodi Levine Laufgraben
  • Welcoming the first class of first-year students with an integrated experience / Glenn Blalock, Sandra S. Harper, and Andrew Piker
  • Using learning communities to meet diverse student needs at a research university / Joel Nossoff and Dan Young
  • The flexible first-year seminar as the centerpiece of five learning community programs / Phyllis Endicott ... [et al.]
  • Building integrated learning experiences at a bi-national, commuter institution / Maggy Smith ... [et al.]
  • Learning communities and integrated seminars as sites for addressing the divided self / Kathleen Byrnes, Marylu Hill, and John Immerwahr
  • A learning community focused on peer-facilitated research, writing, and critical thinking / Kay Tronsen.
Description
220 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Statement
First-year experience monograph series ; no. 39
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