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Resources for Faculty & Staff

National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience &
Students in Transition

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, located at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, has as its mission to support and advance efforts to improve student learning and transitions into and through higher education.

They provide opportunities for the exchange of practical, theory-based information and ideas through the convening of conferences, teleconferences, institutes, and workshops; publishing monographs, a peer-reviewed journal, an electronic newsletter, guides, and books; generating and supporting research and scholarship; hosting visiting scholars; and administering a web site and listservs.

Critical Thinking Exercises

This site provides practical critical thinking exercises for use in the classroom.

CSUB 101 Materials

Runner Life & Class Materials

First-Year Experience Articles