ERIC Number: ED256189
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
The Award Winners. ACT/NACADA National Recognition Program for Academic Advising, 1984.
National Academic Advising Association, Pomona, NJ.; American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Awards to colleges that have improved academic advising are made by the American College Testing Program and the National Academic Advising Association. Descriptions are provided on seven programs that received outstanding institutional advising program awards, as well as 10 programs that received certificates of merit. The exemplary programs represent different types of postsecondary institutions. The descriptions provide information on: the school, program objectives, evaluation methods and results, and potential applications to other schools. The seven award-winning programs and schools are: "A Multifaceted Approach to Advising" (Iowa State University), "Hui Aikane Peer Advising Program" (University of Hawaii at Manoa), "Freshman Explorations" (Tufts University), "The Revised Academic Advising Program" (College of the Holy Cross), "Total Student Development" (Heidelberg College), "Centralized Advisement for Special Populations" (Eastern Illinois University), and "Academic Advising Center" (Genesee Community College). Programs of the certificate of merit winners include: advising service for adult students and prospective students, an enrollment services system, a pre-major advising center, freshman advising, and computer-assisted academic advising. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adult Students, Awards, Church Related Colleges, College Freshmen, College Students, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Improvement Programs, Peer Counseling, Private Colleges, Program Descriptions, State Colleges, Student Development, Universities
ACT/NACADA National Recognition Program, The American College Testing Program, 2201 North Dodge Street, P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, IA 52243.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academic Advising Association, Pomona, NJ.; American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.