What is college ready? How deep is the water where you swim?
This August I am embarking on two new ventures which have me thinking a lot about college readiness and what it means to be a successful college student. I am teaching First Year Seminar for the first time and I am taking on the newly-minted role of College Readiness Coordinator at Morehead State University.
I have taught freshmen before, but always as a writing class. While I was cognizant of my duty to prepare these novices for college-level work, I also knew my primary goal was to prepare these students for college-level writing. However, now those roles are reversed. While I can, and will, use writing as a tool to support learning, my primary focus has to be on starting these students on a trajectory which can make them successful college students.
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