Do you teach freshmen?

Then you are part of their First Year Experience!


Developed by UC Merced faculty for UC Merced faculty, this website provides instructors of first year students with resources to support their students' academic success. 

Top five campus-based resourses to support your teaching

and off-campus resources to share with students

Fall 2014 Meetings

What? How to make group work relevant and engaging for large and small classes by maximizing students' active involvement using proven assessment tools. Sharing practices, successes and lessons learned.
Where? KL 159

When? Wed, Sep. 10th from 12 - 1pm.

Light refreshments will be served.

Faculty Tips for Teaching First-Generation Students

Embracing an Academic Identity

Building Student Confidence

Giving Effective Feedback


If you are interested in participating in this working group, please contact Adriana Signorini by email.