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ERIC Number: ED357811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Academic Advising: Organizing and Delivering Services for Student Success. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 82.
King, Margaret C., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n82 Sum 1993
Offering new perspectives on academic advising in community colleges, this book defines developmental academic advising, describes the organization and delivery of advising services, and discusses key components of effective programs. The following 10 chapters are included: (1) "Developmental Academic Advising," by Thaddeus M. Raushi, defining developmental academic advising as a process which views students in the context of their whole life setting; (2) "Academic Advising, Retention, and Transfer," by Margaret C. King, highlighting the role of advising in student integration into college life; (3) "The Organization and Effectiveness of Academic Advising in Community Colleges," by Wesley R. Habley, describing findings of a national survey of advising program characteristics; (4)"Advising Models and Delivery Systems," by Margaret C. King, reviewing seven organizational models and five delivery systems; (5) "Adviser Training in the Community College," by Portia K. Weston, arguing that training activities improve student success and provide team-building staff development; (6) "Evaluation, Recognition, and Reward of Academic Advising," by Buddy Ramos; (7) "Advising the Two-Year Student: Considerations and Strategies," by Judith L. Sanford-Harris; (8) "Advising Multicultural Populations for Achievement and Success," by Thomas Brown and Mario Rivas, discussing challenges and strategies for advising students of different backgrounds; (9) "Intrusive Academic Advising," by Martha T. Garing, suggesting intervention strategies at specified times from admission to graduation; and (10) "Sources and Additional Information: Academic Advising in the Community College," by Karin Petersen Hsiao. (BCY)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Advising, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Counseling Techniques, Delivery Systems, Educational Counseling, Educational Improvement, Ethnic Groups, Faculty Advisers, Intervention, Models, National Surveys, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, School Holding Power, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94101 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.