Excerpt: This volume is an excellent revision of a fine, though outdated, handbook for college teachers, Erickson and Strommer's Teaching College Freshmen (Jossey-Bass, 1991). Much has changed since 1991, as is evident even in the gender-neutral title of the new edition. The authors have responded to those changes with new chapters, several expanded discussions, and many new resources. The earlier edition had a three-part format: understanding first-year students, teaching them effectively, and facing the opportunities...
"Book Review: Teaching First-Year College Students by Bette LaSere Erickson, Calvin B. Peters & Diane Weltner Strommer (Jossey-Bass, 2006),"
International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning:
1, Article 36.
Available at: https://doi.org/10.20429/ijsotl.2009.030136