Teaching the First Year Seminar


Creation of a self-paced online faculty professional development module on theories, principles and strategies for teaching the First Year Seminar.

Project Dates

  • April 2015 - December 2015

Project Leads/PIs

  • Carol Van Zile-Tamsen
    Associate Director
    Center for Educational Innovation, University at Buffalo
  • Martha Greatrix
    Instructional Video Production Support
    Center for Educational Innovation, University at Buffalo


  • Carole Emberton
    Associate Professor
    Department of History, University at Buffalo
  • Donald McGuire
    Undergraduate Programs Administrator
    College of Arts & Sciences, University at Buffalo
  • Matthew Weigand
    Orientation, Transition, & Parent Programs, University at Buffalo


  • An online, self-paced module available to all faculty to help them prepare to teach the First Year Seminar, a key component of UBs revised General Education program.