FYLI Checklist

To be certified, an FYLI course must include the following elements:

I.  Socializing students for excellence

  • Critical study strategies/skills
  • Academic support, access to materials
  • Challenging and rigorous, effort
  • Scaffolding

II.  Design

  • Active pedagogy
  • Participation / attendance
  • Transparency of course expectations / rubrics
  • Early and often
  • Low-stakes assessments
  • Student alerts / GPS
  • Hook / disciplinary habits of mind
  • Student diversity
  • Pre-testing
  • Co-curriculum
  • Inclusive and accessible
  • Community building

III.  Alignment

  • Alignment between outcomes, learning experiences, assessment
  • Course coordination

Download FYLI Checklist Worksheet for instructors.