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  E-SOURCE for College Transitions is a complimentary biannual electronic newsletter published by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. Its primary purpose is to provide practical strategies for supporting student learning and success. Articles on a variety of topics related to student transitions are welcome, especially those focusing on:
  • Teaching strategies in the first college year
  • Strategies for addressing the sophomore, senior, and transfer transitions
  • Proven institutional initiatives
  • Strategies for assessing student learning, experiences, programs, and courses
  • Exploration of transition issues related to campus type
  • Alternative funding sources for curricular initiatives, programs, and services
  • Programs addressing the needs of special student populations
  • Short reviews of new and relevant print and online resources
The newsletter is published twice a year in October and March, and the online subscription is free. Readers also have access to an indexed archive of published articles. Sign up to receive e-mail alerts as the new issues become available.

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Current Issue

October 2014 Vol. 12 No. 1

Ensuring Successful Transitions for Emancipated Foster Care Youth: A Conversation With Jacob Okumu
The 2012-2013 Paul P. Fidler Grant recipient discusses his research on the experiences of students making the transition to college from foster care.

Using Educationally Purposeful Activities to Support First-Generation College Students in Chemistry
Involvement in EPAs has disproportionately positive impact on GPAs of first-generation biochemistry majors at Huntingdon College.

Dynamic Lecturing in First-Year Courses: Continuing a Proven Tradition
Christine Harrington outlines five research-supported strategies for making lectures opportunities for engaged learning.

Moving Beyond the Check List: Redesigning Orientation to Deliver Information When It Is Needed
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater uses a four-phase orientation model incorporating social media for just-in-time information delivery.

The Student/Faculty Connection: Establishing Relationships in the First-Year Seminar
Three strategies for building strong connections with students in the first-year seminar and beyond are explored.

Research Spotlight: Recent National Survey Examines the Depth of Peer Leader Involvement on Campus
A new national survey provides insight into the number of peer leader positions students hold and the amount of time devoted to them.

E-Source for College Transitions
National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina