Call for FYE Instructors



Each FYE seminar must:

  • Have a common theme, question, or concern
  • Have each course address the common theme through coursework
  • Offer integrative learning through a shared experiential learning project, field trip, or service activity
  • Include diversity in course content
  • Have a reflective assignment or group capstone project

Expectations for Participating FYE Instructors:

  • Attend the FYE Instructor Orientation
  • Encourage students to participate in the pre/post FYE survey and aid with data collection
  • Work with ETS to ensure course design is consistent with QM and UNA online course design standards.
  • Use Dropout Detective to insure academic support of all First-Year student

The following selection criteria will be used to evaluate proposals:

Relevance: The topic relates to inclusive, creative, and innovative teaching practices for first year students and meets the above requirements.

Applicability: The First-Year experience seminar is likely to appeal to a wide range of First-Year students from different disciplines.

Utility: The First-Year experience seminar is likely to generate ideas, strategies, or techniques that will benefit the members of the learning first year seminar.


We are no longer accepting applications for fall 2023.