Teaching First-Year College Students, Revised and Expanded Edition of Teaching College Freshmen
May 2006, Jossey-Bass
ABOUT THE AUTHORS.
PART ONE: Understanding First-Year Students.
Chapter 1: First-Year Students in Perspective.
Chapter 2: Intellectual Development in College.
Chapter 3: Learning Styles.
PART TWO: Effective Instruction for First-Year Students.
Chapter 4: Knowing, Understanding, Thinking, and Learning How to Learn: The Goals of First-Year Instruction.
Chapter 5: Preparing a Syllabus and Meeting the First Class.
Chapter 6: Presenting and Explaining.
Chapter 7: Creating Involvement in the Classroom.
Chapter 8: Encouraging Active Reading.
Chapter 9: Supporting Active Study Practices.
Chapter 10: Trying Transformed Teaching.
Chapter 11: Evaluating Student Learning.
Chapter 12: Grading.
PART THREE: Opportunities and Challenges in First-Year Instruction.
Chapter 13: Creating Inclusion in First-Year Classrooms and Curricula.
Chapter 14: Teaching Large Classes.
Chapter 15: Sustaining Engagement Outside Class: Office Hours, Advising, and First-Year Seminars.
Chapter 16: Strengthening Commitment to First-Year Instruction.
Calvin B. Peters is professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Rhode Island. He was co-principal investigator of the university's Multicultural Center Faculty Fellows Program.
Diane Weltner Strommer is an accreditation adviser to international institutions of higher education in Europe and the Middle East. She is dean emerita of University College and Special Academic Programs at the University of Rhode Island.