ACADEMIC ADVISING: BRIDGING THEGAP – 4 TH BIENNIAL UNT ADVISING CONFERENCE WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012 INTUT NAD AVIN: SRCIO N D IS G AERIN F AE OKPRNRH LAN G RMW ATESIP R Presented by: ANGELO ALCALA ZENA JACKSON RACHELLE POWELL
MEET THE FACULTY OVERVIEWThe Idea! Rachelle PowellThe Implementation! Angelo Alcala, MaryAnn McGuirk, Zena Jackson, Tom Fox, and Rachelle PowellThe Results!
JUST THREE WORDS: BLAZING YOUR PATH!BLAZING YOUR PATH VIDEOThree Word Videohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWUu0YU4ITY
BLAZING YOUR PATH (BYP)BLAZING YOUR PATH was developed toencourage first-semester students toregister early for classes in the upcomingspring semester. • Advising and the Liberal Arts team • EDUC 1300 – Tier I for the DCCCD Core • Visited 29 Learning Framework Classes (EDUC 1300) • Distributed Advising Reports • Discussed Computer Proficiency Requirements • Discussed the Registration Process
BLAZING YOUR PATH CONT.• Meet the Faculty – A Two-Day Event! • Supported by Each Instructional Division • Many Disciplines Represented • EDUC 1300 Students Targeted • Held in the Open Art Gallery for All Students to Participate • Students Introduced to Faculty What is Student • Core Choices Discussed Life? • Advising and Student Life On Hand to Answer Questions
BENEFITS Faculty General Advising Pertaining to Their Specific Courses and Programs Recruit for their Courses Review Student Degree Plans and Course Requirements Increased enrollment in their classes Students More Information Beyond Catalog Description Meet the Faculty Personally Before Registering for the Course
YEAR ONE - 2010 Alerted College Administration Invited Faculty to Participate Faculty Assoc. Mtg. and E-mail Selected Date of the Event Identified and Secured Location Marketed the Event Support from PI/Marketing and Wildfire Logo, Posters, Flyers, and Marquee
YEAR ONE – 2010 CONT.Student Services Participation Advising Financial Aid Student Life Career Services Testing Center Bookstore Rental, On-line, Textbook Buy-Back
INNOVATION OF THE YEARAddressed North Lake’s Strategic Priority Goal 1: Student SuccessAdvisors reached more than 1000 students through EDUC 1300 class visits, as opposed to waiting to see students who arrived in Advising individually.
INNOVATION OF THE YEAR CONT.egistration 1901 first-semester students originally enrolled in EDUC 1300 34% registered by December 23rd 58% registered by January 14thall 2010 - Meet the Faculty 1564 NLC Students Signed In and Participated 21 Disciplines Represented
YEAR TWO - 2011 Faculty Interest and Participation Increased! Faculty were better prepared with props, brochures, and table goodies. Venue Changed to the Newly Renovated Student Life Center! Vendors / Sponsors included: Dr. Pepper Company – Gave Away Drinks and Students Signed Up for Scholarships Local Credit Union – Gave Away $5 Cash to Students who Completed Survey
YEAR TWO - 2011 Class Participation – ExpandedBeyond EDUC 1300 – LearningFramework! Faculty Support Across Disciplines More Expanded Marketing School newspaper, College Electronic Street Marquees, Posters, Photo Displays on Campus Monitors
YEAR TWO – 2011 CONT.• Advising • PowerPoint Presentation Narrated with Captivate for Classroom Presentations • Posted in eCampus for Online Classes • Transfer Week Activities Added• Fall 2011 Meet the Faculty • 1100 NLC Students Signed-In and Participated • 35 Disciplines Represented • Nine Student Services Departments Represented
YEAR THREE - 2012 WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?Improvements and Changes Date of the Event – First Week of Registration Sign-in Process – Decrease Bottleneck! Sponsors – Food and Drink Vendors Faculty Incentives – Donated Give-a- ways Continuous Discipline Table Coverage
YEAR THREE - 2012 WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? CONT! Logistics Marketing Core Updates THECB Mandates/Changes Expanded Focus to Include AllDisciplines and Students