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Academic Advising: A Comprehensive Handbook, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-04551-0
608 pages
January 2011, Jossey-Bass
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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 full-time advisors, counselors, and those who oversee student advising or have daily contact with advisors and students.
  • New chapters on advising administration and collaboration with other campus services
  • A new section on perspectives on advising including those of CEOs, CAOs (chief academic officers), and CSAOs (chief student affairs officers)
  • More emphasis on two-year colleges and the importance of research to the future of academic advising
  • New case studies demonstrate how advising practices have been put to use.
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Preface.

Foreword.

The Authors.

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF ACADEMIC ADVISING.

Introduction (Thomas J. Grites).

1. Historical Foundations of Academic Advising (Terry L. Kuhn).

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

3. Ethical Foundations of Academic Advising (Marc Lowenstein).

4. Legal Foundations of Academic Advising (Mary M. Richard).

5. Advising for Student Success (George D. Kuh).

6. Advising as Teaching and Learning (Drew C. Appleby).

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

PART TWO: STUDENT DIVERSITY AND STUDENT NEEDS (Virginia N. Gordon).

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

9. Moving into College (Mary Stuart Hunter and Leah Kendall).

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

11. Moving on from College (Jennifer Bloom).

12. Students with Specifi c Advising Needs (Blane Harding).

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

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

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

15. Organization of Academic Advising Services (Margaret C. King).

16. Advising Delivery: Faculty Advising (Martha K. Hemwall).

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

18. Advising Delivery: Group Strategies (Nancy S. King).

19. Advising Delivery: Using Technology (Michael J. Leonard).

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

Introduction (Wesley R. Habley).

20. Critical Concepts in Advisor Training and Development (Thomas Brown).

21. Tools and Resources for Advisors (Pat Folsom).

22. Delivering One-to-One Advising: Skills and Competencies (Rusty Fox).

23. Assessing Student Learning (John H. Schuh).

24. Assessing Advisor Effectiveness (Joe Cuseo).

25. Assessing the Effectiveness of the Advising Program (Wendy G. Troxel).

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

PART FIVE: PERSPECTIVES ON ADVISING.

Introduction (Thomas J. Grites).

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

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

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

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

Appendix A. National Academic Advising Association.

Concept of Academic Advising.

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

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

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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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.

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