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Incoming WFU 2015 Students: What They Know (and Don’t...

View the presentation from the TLC Workshop, “WFU 2015 Students: What they Know (and Don’t Know) about Academic Writing and Reading,” September 9, 2015. Presented by Dr. Laura Aull, Department of English. Based on written essays and surveys from the entering 2015 class…

Dr. Laura Aull, Department of English

First Year Students: Articles and Resources

This collection of resources for teaching first-year students was assembled by the Teaching Effectiveness Program at the University of Oregon. It provides links to a variety of different articles and reflections by faculty in various disciplines, including: Tools for Faculty…

Teaching Effectiveness Program, University of Oregon

Helping First-Year Students Help Themselves (Whelan, 2011)

This commentary, featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education, discusses strategies faculty can use to help first-year students adjust to college. Whelan observes, “Many young adults weren’t taught the basic life skills and coping mechanisms for challenging times. While a…

Christine B. Whelan, University of Pittsburgh

National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students...

“The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition serves as the trusted expert, internationally recognized leader, and clearinghouse for scholarship, policy, and best practice for all postsecondary student transitions” (University of South Carolina Board of Trustees,…

The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina

Changing Institutional Culture for First-Year Students and Those Who...

This article, written by Raymond Smith from Indiana University Bloomington. It was featured in About Campus in 2003. Smith details an initiative put in place by the university to improve retention by enhancing the experience for first-year students. He argues…

Raymond Smith, About Campus, March-April 2003

Disability Services for Students at Wake Forest University

In concert with the mission of the Division of Student Life, Disability Services within the Learning Assistance Center (LAC) exists to enable students with disabilities to experience equal access to the academic, social, and recreational activities and programs at Wake…

Disability Services, Wake Forest University

Multicultural Teaching: Information and Strategies

This collection of resources was put together by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan and provide a lot of information for a wide range of college teaching contexts, such as strategies to engage…

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan

Learning Students’ Names

Learning student names is important for establishing a connection in your classroom and creating an open, supportive learning environment. This page, created by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Office of Graduate Studies, contains numerous suggestions to help you learn students’ names in…

Office of Graduate Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

College Student Study Tips

A number of study resources for students generated by The College Grants Database. Topics include: Time management Note taking Study habits Writing skills Research Test-taking Presentation tips View College Student Study Tips

The College Grants Database

Study Guides and Strategies

Since 1996 the Study Guides and Strategies Website has been researched, authored, maintained and supported as an international, learner-centric, educational public service. Permission is granted to freely copy, adapt, and distribute individual Study Guides in print format in non-commercial educational…

Study Guides and Strategies

College Study Strategies & Study Tips

A large collection of study strategies and tips for students from the Academic Center for Excellence at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The tips are grouped into six categories: Time Management Studying Lectures & Reading Taking Exams & Controlling…

Academic Center for Excellence, University of Illinois at Chicago

Motivating Students

Presented as part of an FAQ series by the University of Oregon’s Teaching Effectiveness Program (TEP), this series of tips addresses motivational issues such as: How do I encourage students to be active/interested? How do I deal with groups who…

Teaching Effectiveness Program (TEP), University of Oregon

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

A great writing resource for students. Contains over 200 free resources including: Writing and Teaching Writing Research Grammar and Mechanics Style Guides (MLA, APA) ESL (English as a Second Language) Job Search and Professional Writing View Purdue Online Writing Lab…

Online Writing Lab (OWL), Purdue University

Writing Resources from the Harvard Writing Center

This collection of resources from the Harvard Writing Program includes strategies for essag writing, the Harvard guide to using sources, guides for writing in the disciplines and writing samples. View Writing Resources

Writing Center, Harvard University

Writing in College: A Short Guide to College Writing

This guide, written by Williams and McEnerney, is intended for lower-level undergraduates (first and second year). It includes five (5) chapters (each chapter may also be downloaded as a .pdf document): Some crucial differences between high school and college writing…

Williams, J. M. & McEnerney, L., University of Chicago Writing Program

Writing Guides for Students

This series of writing guides were developed for students by the Gayle Morris Sweetland Center for Writing at the University of Michigan as part of the Revision Project. Using videos and accompanying text, the guides address some of the most frequently asked…

Gayle Morris Sweetland Writing Center, University of Michigan