ERIC Number: ED249878
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Beyond Change: Managing the Multifaceted Role of the Academic Advisor. Proceedings of the National Conference on Academic Advising (7th, St. Louis, Missouri, October 23-26, 1983).
Chando, Carl M., Ed.
Proceedings of the 1983 Conference of the National Academic Advising Association are presented. Contents include five general session papers that focus on the current roles played by academic advisers and future roles over the next decade. Summaries are also presented of 9 pre-conference workshops, 6 in-conference workshops and special sessions, 6 topical seminars, 5 focus sessions, 9 roundtable discussions, and 56 paper sessions. Titles and authors of the general session papers are as follows: "Perspectives on a Changing Agenda for Higher Education" (K. Patricia Cross); "Increasing Student Learning and Retention: The Best Case for Academic Advising" (Lee Noel); "Quality and Quantity Issues in Academic Advising of Minority Students" (Silas Purnell); "Exploring the Ecology of the Academic Advising Rain Forest: Testing Assumptions and Taking Risks" (Charles C. Schroeder); and "Guiding the Student Toward Becoming an Independent Learner" (Marcia Mentkowski). Additional topics include: developmental theory and student development; adviser training, time management for academic advisers, computer-assisted advising; career planning, and faculty as advisers. Appendices include a list of program chairs, with addresses, and a list of all presenters. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adult Students, Athletes, Career Planning, College Freshmen, Computer Oriented Programs, Counselor Evaluation, Counselor Training, Faculty Advisers, Females, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Nontraditional Students, Professional Development, School Holding Power, Student Development, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academic Advising Association, Pomona, NJ.
Identifiers: Computer Assisted Counseling
Note: Conference cohosted by Kansas State University Conference Office, Webster University, Washington University, Maryville College, St. Louis University, and the University of Missouri at St. Louis.