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Technology in advising

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  • 1. TECHNOLOGY IN ADVISING Nikki Lemmon October 2013 nic.lemmon@gmail.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/nikkilemmon
  • 2. About me Veteran Academic Advisor 9 years professional experience Web Content Contributor write copy, organize content Web Developer technical stuff On-the-Cusp Gen X’er digital native?
  • 3. Technology can be frustrating…
  • 4. How do we know which technologies to use and keep up with the latest trends?
  • 5. Models for learning communities starter league | 1871 | Chicago
  • 6. Starting with “why” What is our challenge and can we use technology to help solve it?
  • 7. Starting with “why”
  • 8. Starting with “why” • Outreach : quantity • Communication: quality • Student Learning Outcomes • Operations / Efficiency • Professional Development
  • 9. What has worked digital records Challenge: Sharing information across five campuses Solution: • Create digital student files on a secure, network drive • Electronic forms • Electronic notes in SIMS
  • 10. What has worked digital records Outcomes: • Communication: Files are easily accessed by any advisor or authorized student services unit • Efficiency: reduces instances of lost files
  • 11. What has worked digital records
  • 12. What has worked digital records
  • 13. What has worked electronic degree audit Challenge: • manually updating degree evaluations timeconsuming • lack of consistency between Advising Office and Registrar’s Office Solution: electronic degree audits housed in student management information system
  • 14. What has worked electronic degree audit Outcomes: • Communication: eliminated inconsistencies with advising / degree audit • Efficiency: eliminated manual updates to degree audits • Student Learning: increase student responsibility by providing online, real-time tools
  • 15. What has worked webpage restructuring
  • 16. What has worked webpage restructuring Challenge: lack of webpage use, information Solution: webpage redesign & promotion • Increased readability • Increased updates made to page • Added frequently distributed information
  • 17. What has worked webpage restructuring Outcomes: • Communication: Created current, informative, and readable webpage for students, advisors, and other University stakeholders • Outreach: increased information distribution • Student Learning: increased student access to information
  • 18. What has worked #social media
  • 19. What has worked #social media Challenge: connecting regularly with national academic advising community Solution: social media: #acadv Twitter chat, NACADA LinkedIn group Outcomes: • Professional Development: Real-time conversation on universal issues in advising at no cost
  • 20. What has worked #social media Challenge: building community, getting the word out for commuter campus Solution: social media Outcomes: • Student Learning: student engagement • Communication / Outreach
  • 21. Mixed results advising chat Pros: • Added modality for student contact • Students received live help during specified hours Cons: • Thoroughness of interactions • Lack of student use / lack of promotion • Advisor preference
  • 22. Ideas for moving forward online advising course Challenge: • information flow / outreach / communications • advisor caseload / scalability • student responsibility • student engagement in academic planning process Solution: online advising course, through University LMS or open-source site (e.g. Moodle)
  • 23. Ideas for moving forward online advising course Possible features: • Advising syllabus • Resources : major selection, career development tools • FAQ’s • Video tutorials : degree audit, course selection • Advising chat
  • 24. Ideas for moving forward online advising course Outcomes: • Outreach: each student receives complete information • Communication: advising sessions can address developmental issues rather than prescriptive ones • Student learning: Provide opportunity for student responsibility • Efficiency: information can get delivered repeatedly without manpower and advisors can answer more specific questions
  • 25. Ideas for moving forward online advising course Promotion: • Tell your students! • Encourage prior to appointments • Collaborate with willing stakeholders • Social media
  • 26. Ideas for moving forward virtual advising sessions Challenge: students may have difficulty attending in-person advising sessions Solution: video-conferencing tools : e.g. Go To Meeting , Google Hangouts, Blackboard Collaborate
  • 27. Ideas for moving forward virtual advising sessions Google Hangout
  • 28. Ideas for moving forward virtual advising sessions Features: • Video conference, voice, screen sharing Outcomes: • Outreach: modality for connecting with students where they are • Communication: advising sessions can be completely personalized
  • 29. Questions? Comments? Thank you!
  • 30. Image Attributions (Flikr Creative Commons) SpongeBob technology gif http://gifsoup.com/view/1686301/we-havetechnology.html 1871 (CC) John Tolva http://www.flickr.com/photos/ascentstage/ Golden Circle Infographic • adapted by research by Simon Sinek http://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action.html • used in the One Too Many Mornings blog post 'The Golden Circle: a formula for inspiring action' -http://www.onetoomanymornings.co.uk/the-golden-circle-aformula-for-inspiring-action/ • recreated by Sally King at SK Graphic Design www.skgraphicdesign.co.uk/ • (CC) Gavin Llewellyn. www.onetoomanymornings.co.uk Messy Desk: (CC) Jeffrey Beall http://www.flickr.com/photos/denverjeffrey/ University Website (CC)xkcd http://xkcd.com/773/ Twitter logo: (CC) photologue_np http://www.flickr.com/photos/44313045@N08/

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