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First Year Seminar

Here are some ideas for FYS activities that can be used to satisfy assessment requirements. Remember slant these to your discipline as desired to make them more relevant. Also please send new ideas you have generated.

Assign readings related to discipline that allow reflection on ethical, social or cultural issues. Student to comment and reflect.

Assign/Watch videos related to discipline that allow reflection on ethical, social or cultural issues. Student to comment and reflect.

Develop a position paper/presentation on a local or academic issue. Present the issue and develop solutions.

Research project to articulate a campus problem, find and research solutions:

Create a career project which reflects on the gender, ethnicity or income categories in the profession

Develop a presentation or paper on what would have helped you better prepare for college: addressed to high school students, parents, or high school teachers.

A Link to Sample Assignments from AG, COLFA, and COST (by faculty member and discipline)

And here are three others from Subi Gandhi in Medical Lab Sciences

CT1 and 2

C and SRS

EQS