INFORMATICS STUDY-DAY: IMPROVING THE ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AMONG FIRST- YEAR COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS
During the fall semester of 2017 the Excited center for excellence in education organized a study-day for all first-year students in the bachelor program informatics at NTNU. The project started out as an initiative to improve the new students’ overall experience with being a new student. Throughout the semester, the project has evolved into an interdisciplinary learning environment valued by the students. This paper will describe the project further and present some important lessons learned.