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ERIC Number: EJ1045904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 42
ISSN: ISSN-1949-6591
Reconnecting: A Phenomenological Study of Transition within a Shared Model of Academic Advising
Barker, Shane; Mamiseishvili, Ketevan
Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, v51 n4 p433-445 Nov 2014
This study explored students' experiences of transition from centralized, professional advising to decentralized, faculty-based advising within a shared advising model at a public research university. Data were collected via focus groups and interviews from 17 participants and examined using phenomenological analysis. Four fundamental themes were evident among participants: evaluation of advisor trustworthiness based on perceived professional responsibilities, preference for a personalized advising relationship, apprehension about the unknown, and reliance on previously developed advising expectations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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