FYS 101 Conference Call for Programs The First-Year Studies Conference will be held on April 27th, 2020. We are seeking presentation submissions for 30-50 minute time slots. Thank you in advance for your interest. Submission deadline is April 3rd.Name * Required First Last Email * Required Office/Department * Required Session Title/ Topic * Required Should be catchy, short, but informative! You can see examples from last year here: https://indd.adobe.com/view/d8831eef-90a9-472d-af0d-509d675710c2Session Description (for publication) * RequiredExamples can be found here: https://indd.adobe.com/view/d8831eef-90a9-472d-af0d-509d675710c2Intended Learning Outcomes * RequiredIntended Audience (Check all that apply) * Required Peer Mentors First-time Instructors Returning Instructors FYS 129 & UNHO Faculty TRNS 201 Instructors Preferred Room Setup * RequiredPedagogical Phase (Check any that apply) * Required Disarm: “Recognize the importance of first impressions, create a safe, welcoming environment for students.” Discover: “Utilize positive open-ended questions to draw out what they enjoy doing, their strengths, and their passions. Listen to each student’s answer carefully before asking the next positive question.” Dream: “Help students formulate a vision of what they might become, and then assist them in developing their life and career goals.” Design: “Help students devise concrete, incremental, and achievable goals.” Deliver: “The students follow through on their plan. The instructor is there for them when they stumble, believes in them every step of the way, and helping them continue to update and refine their dreams as they go.” Don't Settle: “The instructor challenges the student to proactively raise the student’s internal bar of self-expectations.” N/A The foundation of the FYS seminars is Appreciative Instruction.