Bibliography and Literature Resources for FYS Faculty
First Year Success
Faculty Welcome: Resources for Support and Pedagogical Development
The First-Year Classroom
Erickson, B. L. and Strommer, D. W. (2005). Inside the First-Year Classroom: Challenges and Constraints. In: M. L. Upcraft, J. N. Gardner, B. O. Barefoot, & Associates (Eds.), Challenging & Supporting the First-Year Student: A Handbook for Improving the First Year of College (p. 241-256). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Evenbeck, S. E. and Jackson, B. “Faculty Development and the First Year.” In In: M. L. Upcraft, J. N. Gardner, B. O. Barefoot, & Associates (Eds.), Challenging & Supporting the First-Year Student: A Handbook for Improving the First Year of College (p. 257-274). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Swing, R. (2002). The Impact of Engaging Pedagogy on First-Year Seminars. Policy Center on the First Year of College. Retrieved from here
Upcraft, M. L., Gardner, J. N., Barefoot, B. O., & Associates. (2005). Challenging & Supporting the First-Year Student: A Handbook for Improving the First Year of College. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Student Success: First Year and Beyond, Institutional Development and Support
Angelo, T. A. and Cross, P. K. (1993). Classroom Assessment Techniques. A Handbook for College Teachers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Abbreviated sample can be retrieved from here
Cox, R. D. (2009). The College Fear Factor: How Students and Professors Misunderstand One Another. Boston: The President and Fellows of Harvard College.
Can be found on Google Books here
Cuseo, J. (2010). Course Pedagogy for the First-Year Seminar: Research-Based Strategies for Classroom Instruction, Course Assignments, and Student Grading. In: Instructor’s Manual for Thriving in College & Beyond: Research-Based Strategies for Academic Success and Personal Development. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt. Retrieved from Millersville.edu
EAB Daily Briefing. (2005, April 9). Gallup: The six college experiences linked to lifelong success. Retrieved from eab.com
Tinto, V. and Pusser, B. (June 2006). Moving From Theory to Action: Building a Model of Institutional Action for Student Success. National Postsecondary Education Cooperative. Retrieved from web.emu.edu
Tough, P. (2014, May 15). “Who Gets to Graduate?” New York Times Magazine. Retrieved from New York Times
Universal Design for Learning
Burgstahler, S. E. (2008). “Universal Design in Higher Education.” In: Burgstahler, S. E. and Cory, R. C. Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice (p. 3-19). Boston: Harvard Education Press.
Higbee, J. L. (2008). “The Faculty Perspective: Implementation of Universal Design in a First-Year Classroom.” In: Burgstahler, S. E. and Cory, R. C. Universal Design in Higher Education: From Principles to Practice. (p. 61-72). Boston: Harvard Education Press.
MacDonald, L. E. Approaching Final Course Projects Using Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
The Well. An MSU Denver website about Strong Instructional Practices based on Universal Design for Learning. Check this out for all the weekly SIPs and other helpful tips! http://sites.msudenver.edu/sips/
High Impact Practices
High Impact Teaching Practices at MSU Denver. Flier developed by Dr. Mark Potter of MSU Denver.
Kuh, G. D. and O’Donnell, K., with Reed, S. (2013) Ensuring Quality & Taking High-Impact Practices to Scale. Washington, DC: AAC&U. Full article on flash drive, but can be retrieved from aacu.org
You will find many resources for Universal Design for Learning on the MSU Denver Access Center website. You can retrieve from msudenver.edu/access/facultyresources
Equity-Minded and Race-Conscious Pedagogy
González, J. (1993, May). School Meanings and Cultural Bias. Education and Urban Society, v25 (n3), p254-69. eus.sagepub.com
You will find an annotated bibliography on equity in higher education on the MSU Denver Equity in Excellence website. You can retrieve from here