Kennesaw State University

Stephanie Foote

Kennesaw State University
Professor of Education
Dr. Foote is a recipient of the McGraw-Hill Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars award, and a past recipient of the NODA Outstanding Research Award for her research on the effects of first-year seminar participation on the experience of students in the early college experience. She is a member of the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition National Advisory Board, a faculty member for the Center’s Institute on Developing and Sustaining First-Year Seminars, and developed and has taught the online course, Fostering First-Year Student Success for the Center since 2010. Dr. Foote is a guest co-editor of a special “Fostering Success for Students in Transition” issue of the Journal of College and Student University Housing, and she is the editor for the Journal of College Orientation and Transition (JCOT). As the faculty fellow for High-Impact Educational Practices (HIPs), Dr. Foote is responsible for the following: conducting and disseminating relevant HIPs research to faculty and staff, developing and maintaining a HIPs website, creating and sharing HIPs rubrics and resources to measure student learning associated with participation in HIPs, overseeing the work of a HIPs task force, hosting campus events to increase the visibility of HIPs, and collaborating on campus-wide initiatives to enhance student learning and engagement associated with HIPs.

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