Event Title

Insights from First Year Experimental Seminars

Presenter Information

Becky Kasper, SUNY PlattsburghFollow

Location

Hawkins Hall, Room 143

Start Date

1-10-2016 11:15 AM

End Date

1-10-2016 12:15 PM

Description

Since 2013, a group of SUNY Plattsburgh faculty have been teaching seminars restricted to first year students. These courses have been General Education, Humanities courses designed to challenge incoming students and to provide them with an environment where pedagogical practices are specifically designed to help them develop as disciplined and autonomous critical thinkers who can responsibly engage the local and global world. This session will offer attendees the opportunity to engage with first term faculty concerning what we have learned about this generation of students and what pedagogical techniques are best suited for teaching them

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Oct 1st, 11:15 AM Oct 1st, 12:15 PM

Insights from First Year Experimental Seminars

Hawkins Hall, Room 143

Since 2013, a group of SUNY Plattsburgh faculty have been teaching seminars restricted to first year students. These courses have been General Education, Humanities courses designed to challenge incoming students and to provide them with an environment where pedagogical practices are specifically designed to help them develop as disciplined and autonomous critical thinkers who can responsibly engage the local and global world. This session will offer attendees the opportunity to engage with first term faculty concerning what we have learned about this generation of students and what pedagogical techniques are best suited for teaching them