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ERIC Number: EJ609948
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0271-9517
Advising Undecided Students: Lessons from Chaos Theory.
Beck, Amy
NACADA Journal, v19 n1 p45-49 Spr 1999
Uses chaos theory as a metaphor for advising undecided college students. Applies chaos theory concepts of dependence on initial conditions, strange attractors, emergent behavior in complex systems, and fractals to the advising relationship. Suggests the paradigm reinforces the basics of advising, such as the importance of accepting the student's indecision and establishing trust. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A