Tag Archives: academic advising

Videoconference slides & recording

On Friday, 31 January 2014 at 10 a.m. PST, I hosted a free one-hour webinar on academic advising.  The session addressed three main topics:  fundamental advising concepts, academic advising research and resources from NACADA.  The slides are available via Google Drive here; you do not need a Google log-in to access the slides.  Additionally, I …

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NACADA’s strategic goals (1 of 8)

For the next few months, our commission blog posts will focus on NACADA’s newly adopted strategic goals.  Like strategic plans in many other organizations, NACADA’s plan is designed to guide the Association in the coming years; in other words, it provides direction for critically important decisions like resource allocation, evaluation & assessment and programs & …

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Disability 101: A Guide for Faculty Advisors

Colleagues, please check out the attached document from the Advising Students with Disabilities commission; it offers a lot of good information about working with students with various kinds of disabilities.  My thanks to Rebecca Cofer, chair of the ASD commission, for putting it together. Disability 101 commissionfinal

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Faculty Advising sessions in Salt Lake City

Greetings, colleagues. . . Please join me in congratulating all the folks listed below, who have confirmed their participation in the NACADA annual conference in Salt Lake City this October!  As you can see, we’ll have a lot of variety in topics and institutional types representing the Commission. In addition to the sessions listed below, …

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Only Four Jobs in the World

Greetings, colleagues. . . A few days ago, I ran across this entry via my LinkedIn account: In the accompanying post, Mr. Adler wrote: Everything starts with an idea. This is the first of the four jobs – the Thinkers.  Builders convert these ideas into reality. This the second job. Improvers make this reality better. This is the third …

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Involvement opportunities

Greetings, colleagues. . . I was delighted to meet many of you at the recent NACADA conference in Nashville; I hope all of you enjoyed the conference as much as I did.  I found many of the sessions really informative and interesting. I wanted to call your attention to a couple opportunities for involvement in …

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