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.