ERIC Number: ED263817
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jul-1
Reference Count: 0
Academic Advising as a Form of Teaching. Proceedings of the National Conference on Academic Advising (8th, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 14-17, 1984).
Polson, Cheryl J., Ed.
Proceedings of the 1984 National Conference on Academic Advising are presented, including three main addresses, brief overviews of workshops, detailed outlines of topical sessions, and abstracts of 58 conference papers. The conference highlighted advisors' involvement in critical teaching functions. General session titles and authors are as follows: "Advising for Diversity" (L. Lee Knefelkamp); "Developing Reasonable Adventurers" (Roy Heath); and "The Centrality of Academic Advising: Are We Responding to the Challenge?" (Charles W. Connell). Topics of conference workshops, sessions, roundtables, and papers include: time management for academic advisors, advising minority students, the use of computerized information databases by academic advisors, career advising for adult students, advising student athletes, developing faculty advising skills, peer advising programs, orientation, prompting cooperation between faculty and professional advisors, advising in the tenure/promotion process, advising for lifelong learning through continuing education, advising day versus evening students, advising reentry males, counseling as part of academic advising, advising high-risk freshmen, and retention and changes in a student's major. (SW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Academic Advising Association, Pomona, NJ.
Note: Conference cohosted by Kansas State University, Stockton State Collee, University of Delaware, and Temple University.