FYS Resources

FYS Sample Syllabi

Fall 2017 Syllabi
Fall 2016 Syllabi
Fall 2015 Syllabi


Assignment Construction

FYS Paper #3 Due Dec 10, 2014
FYS Paper #2 Due Nov. 8,9, or 10
Series of assignments that develop into a paper
Hammerberg Assignments 1-6_ Final Sequence
Short LPS connected assignments
From Writing to Learning
FYS 014 Icebreaker
Revised Assignment Copy
Small groups- Peer Review
Uses of Writing - Three Strategies for Using Writing

 Peer Review

Guiding Questions for Responding to Drafts of Papers
Peer Review Worksheet Adapted for Full Class
Response Paper Peer Review
Ways of Reading Your Classmates' Papers


Critical Thinking Rubric
Information Literacy Rubric ‌‌

Reflection Rubrics

Levels of Class Participation
Participation Self Evaluation
Writing Rubric Draft


University General Resources 2017-18
Alternatives to Cancelling Class
FAQ- Autism Spectrum Disorder
Suggested Syllabus Language for Accommodations
Sample Syllabus Statement on Sexual Misconduct


Academic Achievement
Academic Dishonesty  For Academic Dishonesty issues, follow the rules from your school or college. For those not associated with a school or college, follow the procedures for Arts and Sciences linked below substituting the Associate Provost for the Dean.
Counseling Center
Disability Services
Peer Advisory Board
Gender Violence Sexual Assault

Library help for faculty: https://library.drake.edu/get-help/services-for-faculty/

Library help for students: https://library.drake.edu/get-help/services-for-students/ (includes links to writing workshop, speaking center, tutoring, and library services.)

Service Learning and FYS

Developing Service Learning: Things to Consider
DU Service Learning Examples
Office of Community Engagement FYS Resources

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion FYS Presentation

Drake University Re-Orientation

Drake University Re-Orientation
Drake University Re-Orientation Professor Schedule


FYS Course Proposal Submission Form

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University News
January 18, 2018
Roustem Saitkoulov will present the next concert of Drake University’s Keys to Excellence Piano Series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, January 29, in Sheslow Auditorium.