ERIC Number: EJ952540
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
Closing the Gap: Merging Student Affairs, Advising and Registration
Goomas, David T.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v36 n1 p59-61 2012
In a pilot study at El Centro College, an urban college in the Dallas County Community College District, students in a new-to-college educational framework class were offered an intervention intended to enhance the academic advising process. The intervention consisted of in-class career services advising, degree selection, degree planning, course selection, course scheduling, and training in the college's on-line registration system. The results included a higher degree of satisfaction of the registration processes and shorter registration times.
Descriptors: Intervention, Course Selection (Students), Academic Advising, Pilot Projects, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Two Year Colleges, Models, School Registration, Questioning Techniques, Control Groups, College Faculty, Sample Size, Career Planning, Case Studies, Student Personnel Services
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas