Smith First Year Experience (2017 Archive)

The First Year Experience – Creating a Community of Practice for First Year Educators

60 Minute Interactive Workshop


Karen Smith – UBC Vancouver
Patty Hambler – UBC Vancouver
Kari Marken – UBC Vancouver


There is growing interest and momentum from faculty to explore how they can better support first year students’ academic success and wellbeing. This workshop will explore the benefits and challenges of first year, and based on the First Year Experience education symposium held at UBC-V, will foster new connections, knowledge exchange and innovation.