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Academic Advising A Comprehensive Handbook

ISBN-10: 0470371706
ISBN-13: 9780470371701
Edition: 2nd 2008 (Handbook (Instructor's))
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Book details

List price: $76.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/29/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.926

One of the challenges in higher education is helping students to achieve academic success while ensuring their personal and vocational needs are fulfilled. In this updated edition more than thirty experts offer their knowledge in what has become the most comprehensive, classic reference on academic advising. They explore the critical aspects of academic advising and provide insights for faculty and full-time advisors, counselors, and those who oversee student advising or have daily contact with advisors and students.

Virginia N. Gordon is assistant dean emeritus and adjunct associate professor at The Ohio State University. She is author of Career Advising from Jossey-Bass.Wesley R. Habley directs the American College Testing (ACT) Center for the Enhancement of Educational Practices in Iowa City, Iowa.Thomas J. Grites is assistant to provost at the Richard Stockton of New Jersey in Pomona, New Jersey.

Preface
Foreword
The Authors
Foundations of Academic Advising
Introduction
Historical Foundations of Academic Advising
Theoretical Foundations of Academic Advising
Ethical Foundations of Academic Advising
Legal Foundations of Academic Advising
Advising for Student Success
Advising as Teaching and Learning
Advising for Career and Life Planning
Student Diversity and Student Needs
The Changing College Student
Moving into College
Moving through College
Moving on from College
Students with Specific Advising Needs
Advising Students of Color and International Students
Organization and Delivery of Advising Services
Vision, Mission, Goals, and Program Objectives for Academic Advising Programs
Organization of Academic Advising Services
Advising Delivery: Faculty Advising
Advising Delivery: Professional Advisors, Counselors, and Other Staff
Advising Delivery: Group Strategies
Advising Delivery: Using Technology
Training, Assessment, Recognition, and Reward
Introduction
Critical Concepts in Advisor Training and Development
Tools and Resources for Advisors
Delivering One-to-One Advising: Skills and Competencies
Assessing Student Learning
Assessing Advisor Effectiveness
Assessing the Effectiveness of the Advising Program
Recognition and Reward for Academic Advising in Theory and in Practice
Perspectives on Advising
Introduction
Campus Administrator Perspectives on Advising
Advising Administrator Perspectives on Advising
Perspectives on the Future of Academic Advising
Exemplary Practices in Academic Advising
National Academic Advising Association
Concept of Academic Advising
The Statement of Core Values of Academic Advising
Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education Standards and Guidelines for Academic Advising
Name Index
Subject Index

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