The overall theme of the 2021 conference is “One for all – all for one” highlighting that both first year students, older students, academic teachers and administrative staff all have an important part to play in integrating the newly arrived students in the best possible way.
The aim of the theme is to increase our understanding of the first year students: Who are they? What do we know about them? How can we help them thrive at the university? The theme addresses topics like:
The aim of the theme is to explore different aspects of first year didactics: How do we design courses that support students’ learning and cultivate them into their discipline. The theme addresses topics like:
The aim of the theme is to discuss how we best support the development of the students as strong and whole students in the transition from upper secondary school to university: How can one be both a successful student and a whole human being in rapid development? The theme addresses topics like: