Well, I guess it is not so secret anymore. In the article 4 Secrets to Effective Academic Advising , addresses some important concepts we have been discussing. Based on our discussion after we met so many partners around the college, I think 3rd “secret” is of great value to us. Let me know what you think.
We spoke of survey results regarding student satisfaction. Here is the executive summary of the 2018 survey, the full report has not yet been released. Look at the advising numbers, hint they are mostly on the “unsatisfied” list.
I welcome your comments.
The objective of this survey was to bring awareness of the academic advising resources and tolls available to students on the academic advisement, to elicit the willingness of participants to recommend these resources to other students, and to determine the likelihood of students using these resources in the future. Read the report here.
Leaders in theory and philosophy discuss their positions on academic advising. They state “advising is teaching” do you agree?
Here is a link to the On Being podcast with Daniel Kahneman that Kim mentioned today. Let’s share our comments.
Drake, J. K. (2011). The role of academic advising in student retention and persistence. About Campus. Wiley Online Library. Retrieved from: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/abc.20062
Freitag, D. (2011). Creating a personal philosophy of academic advising. Retrieved from NACADA Clearinghouse of Academic Advising Resources: