Academic Advising A Comprehensive Handbook

ISBN-10: 0787950254

ISBN-13: 9780787950255

Edition: 2000 (Handbook (Instructor's))

Authors: Virginia N. Gordon, Wesley R. Habley

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A Publication of the National Academic Advising Association "A powerful blAnding and balancing of both theory and practice. From novices to veterans, this handbook is the new bible for professional academic advisors." --John N. Gardner, senior fellow, National Resource Center on the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, University of South Carolina, Columbia "A valuable tool for advisors and all others interested in the history and future of advising." --Martha M. Garland, vice-provost and dean for undergraduate studies, The Ohio State University "One of the most comprehensive overviews of key concepts in academic advising by many of the best-known experts in advising." --Manuel Ramos, president, National Academic Advising Association One of the greatest challenges in higher education is helping students achieve academic success while ensuring their personal and vocational needs are fulfilled. High enrollment, new curricula, and technological advances are just some of the developments that have profoundly affected academic advising. This handbook not only clarifies the current status of academic advising but also envisions its role and practice for the future. More than thirty experts share their wisdom and experience from the field. They provide rich insights for faculty and full-time advisors, counselors, and those who are responsible for the administration or coordination of advising services. Topics include: The history and philosophy of academic advising The influence of theory in contemporary practice Ethical considerations and legal obligations Advising multicultural students and students with special needs Integrating advising with career and life planning Advising students one-to-one and in groups Organizational models for effective advising Technological resources that support advising Strategies for training and evaluating advisors Anticipating and adapting to changes in academic advising
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/24/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.552
Language: English

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.

The National Academic Advising Association
The Authors
Foundations of Academic Advising
Historical and Philosophical Foundations for Academic Advising
Use of Theory in Academic Advising
Current Practices in Academic Advising
Ethical Considerations and Obligations
Legal Issues in Academic Advising
Student Diversity and Academic Advising
Academic Advising and Today's Changing Students
Advising Students at Different Educational Levels
Advising Multicultural Students: The Reality of Diversity
Advising Students with Special Needs
Advising Students in Transition
Integrating Academic Advising and Career and Life Planning
Organization and Delivery of Advising Services
Developing Mission, Goals, and Objectives for the Advising Program
Organizational Models for Academic Advising
Delivering Academic Advising: Advisor Types
One-to-One Advising
Advising Students in Groups
Technological Resources That Support Advising
Technological Delivery Systems
Using Assessment Instruments
Training, Evaluation, and Recognition
Designing Effective Training for Academic Advisors
A Framework for Training Program Content
Model Training Programs
Assessing the Effectiveness of the Advising Program
Assessing Individual Advisor Effectiveness
Recognition and Reward for Excellence in Advising
Dealing with Change in the Future of Academic Advising
Current Issues in Advising Research
Meeting the Needs of Tomorrow's Learners and Tomorrow's Workplace
Anticipating, Implementing, and Adapting to Changes in Academic Advising
NACADA's Core Values
Council for the Advancement of Standards (CAS)
NACADA Resources
Name Index
Subject Index
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