ERIC Number: ED240903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Breaking with Tradition: The Advisor as Change Agent. Proceedings of the National Conference on Academic Advising (6th, San Jose, California, October 10-13, 1982).
Connell, Charles W., Ed.; Gardner, Lynn J., Ed.
Developments and issues in academic advising are addressed in this collection of program abstracts from the 1982 conference of the National Academic Advising Association. Summaries are provided of the general sessions, preconference workshops, conference workshops, focus and special sessions, topical sessions, and paper sessions. In addition to the conference theme of advisers as change agents, topics include the following: advising foreign students, advising high-risk students, legal issues in advising, administrative policy for faculty and administration, advising in open admission schools, student retention, advising the adult student, the professional development of advising personnel, new student orientation, advising graduate students, research on academic advising, academic and career advising of the undecided student, a personalized and computer-assisted approach to college admissions and advising, institutional support and credibility for advising, time management for academic advisers, preventing academic dishonesty, and sharing advising problems and solutions at the regional level. Approximately 78 program/paper summaries are included. Addresses of workshop leaders and program chairpersons are appended. (SW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Academic Advising Association, Pomona, NJ.