Sara Nasrollahian Mojarad, PhD

Assistant Director at Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center for Teaching

First Year Seminars are an invaluable opportunity for the students and instructors to build an inclusive and equitable learning community together. These seminars help the students to connect to University of Iowa in a way to learn it's academic expectations and opportunities, hence nurturing sense of belonging to this academic community. First Year Seminars' instructors need to make their teaching plans accessible for all these students that is promising for developing an equitable learning environment.