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Academic Advising. A Comprehensive Handbook. 2nd Edition

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  • 608 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Praise for Academic Advising

"Drawing on the best minds in the field, this book is a treasure trove of state–of–the–art academic advising policies and practices that address the wide range of developmental needs and educational interests of students.?It is destined to be an indispensable resource for academic and student affairs leaders committed to student success and institutional effectiveness."
George D. Kuh, Chancellor′s Professor and director, Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University Bloomington

"This second edition is another substantive and important contribution to the literature on a vitally important institutional function. Professional academic advisors, faculty members, administrators, and scholars will find this a rich compendium of state–of–the–art material on every aspect of the field. Each chapter illuminates one of the multiple dimensions of an essential, but frequently underestimated, activity. Academic advisors function as students′ gateways to identifying and engaging in the broad array of curricular and co–curricular experiences that shape academic success and cognitive and psychosocial development in college. This book is about advancing the basic mission of our institutions: helping students learn."
Patrick T. Terenzini, Distinguished Professor and senior scientist, Center for the Study of Higher Education, Pennsylvania State University

"Student success does not arise by chance. It is the result of intentional strategies that provide a clear structure for students and are proactive in addressing their needs. No need is more important than that of academic advising. This second edition of Academic Advising: A Comprehensive Handbook represents the best of what we know about advising by leaders of the field. It should be on every educator′s shelf."
Vincent Tinto, Distinguished University Professor, Syracuse University

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Preface ix

Foreword xi

The Authors xiii

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF ACADEMIC ADVISING 1

Introduction 1Thomas J. Grites

1. Historical Foundations of Academic Advising 3Terry L. Kuhn

2. Theoretical Foundations of Academic Advising 17Peter L. Hagen and Peggy Jordan

3. Ethical Foundations of Academic Advising 36Marc Lowenstein

4. Legal Foundations of Academic Advising 50Mary M. Richard

5. Advising for Student Success 68George D. Kuh

6. Advising as Teaching and Learning 85Drew C. Appleby

7. Advising for Career and Life Planning 103Paul A. Gore, Jr., and A. J. Metz

PART TWO: STUDENT DIVERSITY AND STUDENT NEEDS 119Virginia N. Gordon

8. The Changing College Student 123Kirsten Kennedy and Jennifer Crissman Ishler

9. Moving into College 142Mary Stuart Hunter and Leah Kendall

10. Moving through College 157George E. Steele and Melinda L. McDonald

11. Moving on from College 178Jennifer Bloom

12. Students with Specifi c Advising Needs 189Blane Harding

13. Advising Students of Color and International Students 204Evette Castillo Clark and Jane Kalionzes

PART THREE: ORGANIZATION AND DELIVERY OF ADVISING SERVICES 227Wesley R. Habley

14. Vision, Mission, Goals, and Program Objectives for Academic Advising Programs 229Susan M. Campbell

15. Organization of Academic Advising Services 242Margaret C. King

16. Advising Delivery: Faculty Advising 253Martha K. Hemwall

17. Advising Delivery: Professional Advisors, Counselors, and Other Staff 267Casey Self

18. Advising Delivery: Group Strategies 279Nancy S. King

19. Advising Delivery: Using Technology 292Michael J. Leonard

PART FOUR: TRAINING, ASSESSMENT, RECOGNITION, AND REWARD 307

Introduction 307Wesley R. Habley

20. Critical Concepts in Advisor Training and Development 309Thomas Brown

21. Tools and Resources for Advisors 323Pat Folsom

22. Delivering One–to–One Advising: Skills and Competencies 342Rusty Fox

23. Assessing Student Learning 356John H. Schuh

24. Assessing Advisor Effectiveness 369Joe Cuseo

25. Assessing the Effectiveness of the Advising Program 386Wendy G. Troxel

26. Recognition and Reward for Academic Advising in Theory and in Practice 396Jayne K. Drake

PART FIVE: PERSPECTIVES ON ADVISING 413

Introduction 413Thomas J. Grites

27. Campus Administrator Perspectives on Advising 415James E. Bultman, Faye N. Vowell, Jocelyn Y. Harney, and John Smarrelli with Susan Ames

28. Advising Administrator Perspectives on Advising 438Kathy J. Davis, Dick Vallandingham, and Philip D. Christman

29. Perspectives on the Future of Academic Advising 456Thomas J. Grites, Virginia N. Gordon, and Wesley R. Habley

PART SIX: EXEMPLARY PRACTICES IN ACADEMIC ADVISING 473Virginia N. Gordon

Appendix A. National Academic Advising Association 521

Concept of Academic Advising 523

Appendix B. The Statement of Core Values of Academic Advising 525

Appendix C. Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education Standards and Guidelines for Academic Advising 533

Name Index 547

Subject Index 555

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Virginia N. Gordon is assistant dean emeritus and adjunct associate professor at The Ohio State University. She is author ofCareer 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.

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