ERIC Number: ED387060
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
The Undecided College Student: An Academic and Career Advising Challenge. Second Edition.
Gordon, Virginia N.
This book presents techniques for helping undecided college students set and implement educational and career goals, focusing on a developmental advising approach and career development concepts. Chapter 1 addresses the origins of indecision, the characteristics of undecided students, and program interventions. Chapter 2 focuses on administrative models and scope of services, while chapter 3 discusses the types of undecided students, such as entering first-year students, major-changers, undecided upperclass students, and special categories of undecided students. Chapter 4 explains the developmental advising approach for undecided students, while chapter 5 outlines the methods and techniques of this model. Chapter 6 highlights model programs for undecided students. Several sample student surveys are included. (Each chapter contains a reference list.) (MDM)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Academic Aspiration, Career Counseling, College Students, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Decision Making, Delivery Systems, Faculty Advisers, Higher Education, Individualized Programs, Models, Nonmajors, Occupational Aspiration, Program Evaluation
Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 2600 South First St., Springfield, IL 62794-9265 (cloth: ISBN-0-398-06539-X), $39.95; paper: ISBN-0-398-06540-3, $24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: N/A