April 2014 Vol 1. 11 No 2
Enhancing Student Performance in South African Higher Education Elizabeth de Kadt
To improve students’ academic success, the University of Johannesburg creates a practice-oriented FYE and focuses on teaching and learning.
Facilitating Intercultural Interactions Through a Personal Narrative Assignment
Amy Lee, Rhiannon D. Williams, and Chaltu Hassan
A writing exercise at the University of Minnesota promotes diversity and engagement through self-expression.
Successful Transitions: Creating an Integrated Approach to Transfer Matriculation
Robert Lagnese, Emily Riggs, and Quentin Panger
Slippery Rock University offers smooth transfer transitions from recruitment to campus acclimation.
Teaching Principles From Cognitive Psychology in the First-Year Seminar
Hillary H. Steiner
First-year seminars at Kennesaw State University apply theory to practice to explain the mechanics behind good cognition