ERIC Number: ED412813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Transforming Academic Advising through the Use of Information Technology. Monograph Series, No. 4.
Kramer, Gary L., Ed; Childs, M. Wayne, Ed.
This monograph presents 9 papers and 11 reports of innovative applications concerned with the design and integration of technical support systems in the academic advising workplace. The papers are into three parts: technology, student academic advising and planning; using technology to deliver academic support services, and the future roles of technology in higher education. The nine papers are: (1) "The Human Technology Nexus" (Gary L. Kramer); (2) "Enhancing Academic Support Services Through Information Technology" (M. Wayne Childs); (3) "Computerized Degree Audit and Transfer Articulation Systems" (Michael E. McCauley and Jack Southard); (4) "the Use of Kiosk Systems Technology in Academic Support Services" (Judith Leslie Lyon and Michaelle S. Carpinelli); (5) EDI: Transferring Educational Records Across the Nation" (Jerald D. Bracken and Gene T. Sherron); (6) "Touch-Tone Telephone/Voice Response: A Technology To Enhance Academic Support Services" (Melanie Moore Bell); (7) "Imaging Technology in Student Services" (Helen L. Perkins); (8) "Developing an Integrated and Comprehensive Academic Planning System" (Roger E. Goodrich and Larry C. Christensen); and (9) "Perspective on Technology in Reengineering Academic Support Services" (Erlend D. Peterson). The eleven papers providing examples of technological innovations are: (1) "Project Mandarin From Vision to Reality" (George Cook); (2) "Technology's Impact on a Campus Culture" (Charles J. Haberle); (3) "Networks To Assist the Advising Professional--the ACADV Network" (William H. Johnson, Jr.; (4)"Using the World Wide Web to Deliver a Comprehensive Academic Advising and Information System" (Michael J Leonard and James J. Kelly); (5) "Academic Advising and the World Wide Web at Utah Valley State College" (Marilyn G. Mansfield, Brian Starks, Paul Gideon Taylor); (6) "An Educational Intranet via the World Wide Web" (Kelly McDonald); (7) "The University of Florida's Monitoring Academic Progress Policy" MAPP" (Lawrence J. Severy and Peter J. Slinger); (8) "Interactive Video Advising" (Remy R. Sotto); (9) "Computerized Calculations of Grade Point Averages" (David D. Tukey); (10) "Using the Internet in Advising: the World Wide Web, E-mail, and Listservs" (Faye Vowell); and (11) "Technology Innovations in Academic Advising: A Review" (Charles J. Haberle). (Contains approximately 75 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Computer Oriented Programs, Degrees (Academic), Educational Counseling, Educational Technology, Faculty Advisers, Faculty Handbooks, Guidance Programs, Higher Education, Information Systems, Information Technology, Institutional Administration, Institutional Environment, Internet, Noninstructional Responsibility, Planning, Student College Relationship, Student Personnel Services, Systems Approach, Teacher Student Relationship, Technology Transfer, Transfer Programs
National Academic Advising Association, Kansas State University, 2323 Anderson Avenue, Suite 225, Manhattan, KS 66502-2912; phone: 913-532-5717; fax: 913-532-7732 ($30).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Academic Advising Association, Manhattan, KS.