Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience
San Antonio, TX
• Fall 2011: 22,138 undergraduate students; 72% were fulltime; 5135 freshmen with a 76.4% first-yr retention rate (2010 to 2011); 40.6% six-year graduation rate
• Budget-induced movement to large-enrollment classes – Program eliminations and consolidations underway
• General Education Reform developments – Articulation of University Undergraduate Learning Outcomes, especially Inquiry and Critical Thinking – New general education requirements extending vertically throughout the curriculum
• Focus on enhancing the first-year experience for incoming students
Academic achievement; Academic libraries; Library orientation for college students; Library research
Curriculum and Instruction | Education Policy | Information Literacy | Library and Information Science
Fabbi, J. L.,
Bridging the Information Literacy Gap: First-Year Students Reflect for Success.
Presentation at Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience,
San Antonio, TX.
Available at: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/libfacpresentation/86