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North Lake College's Advising Manual on Blackboard by Leigh Poston for the

North Lake College's Advising Manual on Blackboard by Leigh Poston for the
UNT Advising Conference #UNTAdv14
May 22, 2014
Collin College - Preston Ridge Campus

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    • North Lake College’s Advising Manual On Blackboard Presented by NLC’s Educational Planning Center (formerly Advising)
    • Today’s Objectives To give you a guided tour of North Lake College’s Advising Manual. To answer your questions. First, some background…
    • Did You Know???  2011 NACADA National Survey* found:  60% of institutions responding provide no pre-service training to new academic advisors.  71% offer at least 1 professional development activity such as:  One-day workshops  Regular staff meetings  Needs-based individualized development.  10% reported providing no training or professional development at all! *Calstrom, 2013
    • North Lake College Advisor Training  New Director  Expected to hold advisors accountable, but only if they were properly trained.  Wanted consistency in every department.  Advising Manual Notebooks  Huge  Outdated  No two the same  Unorganized training agenda
    • The Plan  Committee formed  3 advisors - 2 full time,1 part time  Goals:  To create a manual that clearly and thoroughly explains the policies and procedures of the Educational Planning Office to new employees.  To create a manual that serves as an accessible and relevant guide to current employees, contributing to consistent practices and the distribution of reliable, up-to-date information.  Format – Online  Easily accessible by advisors in every department  Easily updated  Sustainable
    • NLC’s Advising Manual Introduced at last Registration Update  Advisors from all departments attended.  They were asked for input to add to and/or change Manual.  100% of those surveyed said it important that “All advisors at NLC utilize the Advising Manual on the eCampus community.”  100% of those surveyed said it was important that “All Student Services departments are consistent and provide uniform information to students.”  82% of those surveyed thought the Advising Manual should be used year round, not just during peak registration.
    • eCampus the name DCCCD uses for Blackboard. It is one of North Lake’s online resources. Click on it from NLC home page
    • Questions??
    • Leigh Poston Academic Advisor II North Lake College lposton@dcccd.edu 972-273-3124 NLC Advising Manual Committee Chairperson