Coordinator, First Year Experience
Office of Student Services
132 Main Hall
All Kent State students are required to complete the university requirement: UC 10097 Destination Kent State FYE. Enrolling in a FlashTopic section of UC 10097 allows students to connect with other students who share a common interest. FlashTopic sections will cover the same material as traditional UC 10097 courses, but will incorporate discussions, group activities and exploration related to a specific topic.
Let your advisor know if you'd like to take one of the FlashTopics listed below:
Curious about what it’s like to take an online course? Want to explore the flexibility and convenience that an online course has to offer? This FlashTopic is offered 100% online with no scheduled class meetings. Although you are not physically in class, you will still experience the same quality of learning and opportunities to interact with your classmates while receiving the support needed to make a successful transition to the university. You will also gain an understanding of how the online Blackboard system works, the expectations of the university, and what it takes to make the most of your college experience.
Instructor: Brooke Varner
Some in-person activities are required.
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Open to education majors or students exploring education. What does it mean to be a teacher in the 21st century? We have all been students but what goes into becoming a teacher? What goes on “behind the scenes?” What does a teacher have to know and be able to do? This FYE class will help you understand the “why” of education in this country. You will learn about the history and the issues that have and continue to have great influence on teaching and learning “Teaching is the profession that starts all the others…”
Instructor: Shelly Heron
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Open to music and music technology majors. Many students beginning their academic journey in music encounter a variety of new challenges. Balancing all of their new academic responsibilities requires a methodic approach. This course is designed to give students the tools to develop strong study habits unique to student musicians, connect with students within their discipline, and to develop a rapport with an instructor in the music department.
Instructor: Erin Vaughn
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