ERIC Number: ED445713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Fox Valley Technical College Academic/Faculty Advising Guidelines, 1999-2000.
Schneider, Steve; Meier, Barbara
This document presents Fox Valley Technical College's (FVTC) 1999-2000 academic/faculty advising guidelines for instructors, advisors, and counselors, entitled "Working Together for Student Success." These guidelines are divided into the following parts: philosophy/definition, core values, institutional advising goals, developmental approach, roles/responsibility, advisor selection, systems/processes, training, recognition/reward, evaluation/measurement, and miscellaneous - timelines, priorities, and budget. Core values examines the power of academic advising and beliefs about students, while institutional advising goals address general information/referral, educational/career, and personal/developmental items. Developmental approach targets student growth in the developmental advising model. Roles/responsibilities looks at the duties of counselors, advisors, instructors (non-advising), students/advisees, advising coordinator(s), and academic/faculty advising steering committee. Advisor selection lists the qualities of an effective advisor and addresses how they can perform effectively with a reasonable load. Systems/processes addresses the new Student Advising Program Plan/degree audit/student information system/computerized student tracking system, early academic early system, advising reference handbook, and communication. Training provides a brief description of the training sessions included in the Advising Training 100 Series. Evaluation/measurement looks at the advisor/advising program and measurement/data collection/monitoring. Miscellaneous items addressed are priorities, the budget, full implementation of the FVTC advising system, and revisions/changes to the FVTC advising guidelines. (VWC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fox Valley Technical Coll., Appleton, WI.