ERIC Number: ED245577
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Academic Advising: The Pivotal Point. Proceedings of the National Conference on Academic Advising. (5th, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 11-14, 1981).
Higginson, Linda C., Ed.; And Others
Proceedings of the 1981 National Conference on Academic Advising are presented, including three keynote addresses and numerous program abstracts. Titles and authors of the keynote addresses are as follows: "Advising Students about Programs and Courses" (Paul L. Dressel); "Academic Advisers--The Boundary Spanners" (Laurine F. Fitzgerald); "Legal Issues in Academic Advising" (panel of D. Parker Young, Joseph Beckham, Cliff K. Travis). Included are summaries of five pre-conference workshops, which provided an indepth study of a variety of advising-related topics. Academic advising is addressed from both a curricular and student services perspective, emphasizing the need for their cooperation and coordination. Abstracts are also included for 8 topical seminars, 6 roundtable discussions, and 40 conference papers. Topics include the following: the use of computers to assist in academic advising and career guidance, adviser training and staff development, advising the undecided students, advising minority students, advising the adult student, advising disabled students, the evaluation of academic advising, and student developmental stages. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Career Planning, College Bound Students, College Students, Computer Oriented Programs, Faculty Advisers, Higher Education, Legal Problems, Staff Development
Thomas J. Grites, Academic Advising, Stockton State College, Pomona, NJ 08240 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Academic Advising Association, Pomona, NJ.