A course intended to enhance the academic and social integration of first-year students by introducing them to essential skills for college success and a supportive campus community comprised of faculty, staff, and peers. FYSs often place a strong emphasis on critical inquiry, frequent writing, information literacy, collaborative learning, and other crucial competencies. Some FYSs also feature rigorous discipline-based content.
Strategies and approaches to teaching and learning across cultures.Liu, J, Yao, J, Chin, KL, Xiao, J and Xu, J (2010).
Way of Thinking About Culture: An Exercise. Caroll, J. (2000).