Main Menu

Instructor Resources


FYEX Learning Outcomes

FYEX 101 syllabus template FYEX 102 syllabus template

“Surviving Shepherd”

In Defense of the Liberal Arts

College is not a Commodity

Why College is Worth It

The benefits of a bachelor’s degree, both economic and non-economic (personal)

Liberal Arts Education Purpose

GRIT & Resilience PowerPoint

GRIT scale

Developing A Growth Mindset

Tips for Choosing a Major

Major Exploration Tips for Students

Assignment to Learn About Campus Support Services

Assignment to Learn About Academic Success Skills

All About Shepherdstown

Differences Between High School & College

Wallace Commencement Address

Information Literacy:

Incorporating Information Literacy 

What Is Information Literacy

Understanding Plagiarism and Academic Integrity

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Research

Critical Thinking: 

Questions a Critical Thinker Asks

Fact Checking Information

Tips for Analyzing News Sources


Introducing the Wellness Competency

Distinguishing Consent

Self-Care Tips

Financial Literacy:

Make Cents WV

SPENT online finances game

Maximizing College & Minimizing Debt

You Need A Budget – budget monitoring software

Time Management:

Time Management, Learning Styles, Study and Note-taking Strategies, and Test Anxiety-Strategies to Help You Succeed

Setting Smart Goals

How to Overcome Procrastination

Academic Etiquette