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French Fries Are Not Vegetables
First EditionPeter Berkow©2011
A comprehensive DVD, French Fries Are Not Vegetables contains two diffrerent resources to help students acclimate to their first year of college. This 30-minute documentary follows five students through the life-changing transition of the first year of college as they explore topics like eating habits, concerns about grades, and finances. 16 Short videos combine student and instructor interviews on key topics taught in First Year Seminar courses such as money management, diversity, emotional intelligence, and critical thinking.
Table of Contents
Reading College Textbooks
Exams and Tests
Writing in Class
Libraries and Research
Majors and Careers
Participating in Class
Your Purpose for Attending College
What is Your Favorite Classroom Activity?
How Do You Overcome Student Resistance
What Have your Students Taught You?
What Are Some Rewards of Teaching a Course Like This?
Helping Different Types of Students Prepare
What Makes an Effective First-Year Course?
Why Teach a Course Like This?