FY Workshop Materials

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This page contains information related to the FY Workshops organized by the Provost's Task Force on the Freshman Year and Bridge Program. Faculty who are interested in developing new FY courses are highly encouraged to attend.


March 12: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (three 45-minute sessions)

  1. FY Learning Outcomes and Assessments: (Hoda Mostafa)
    1. Freshman Year Curriculum Maps
    2. Handout: Writing Learning Outcomes
    3. Presentation
  2. Critical Reading in the Freshman Year: (Carol Clark)
    1. Presentation
  3. Creating Learning Communities in Tandem Courses (March 12: Lammert Holdijk and other RHET faculty)
    1. Presentation

March 19: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (three 45-minute sessions)

  1. Using Technology to Enhance 21st Century Learning (Hoda Mostafa)
  2. Incorporating LALT Learning Outcomes in Content Courses (Meggan Houlihan)
  3. Incorporating Civic Responsibility/Citizenship Awareness in Content Courses (Pandeli Glavanis)

Other sessions to be scheduled in April:

  • Pedagogies for First Year Courses and Seminars and/or Designing Sustainable First Year Seminar Courses with Faculty Across the Disciplines (Nagwa Kassabgy, Ghada El Shimi, Hoda Grant and/or Doris Jones)
  • Marketing First Year Courses (Lammert, Khaled Fahmy)


Handouts, powerpoints, etc

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