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  • Introduce yourself and the experiences you’ve had as an advisor, as well as your involvement on UK’s campus. <br />
  • Mention some of the items that students are introduced to as part of their advising… learning about the schedule of classes, requirements for the college, how advising works – probably much of which the parents learned. <br /> Discuss advisor assignments – some by major, some alphabetically, some with faculty, some with staff… will use registration worksheet to put together courses, an advisor will individually sign that worksheet so discussion will take place, registration. <br />
  • Mention some of the items that students are introduced to as part of their advising… learning about the schedule of classes, requirements for the college, how advising works – probably much of which the parents learned. <br /> Discuss advisor assignments – some by major, some alphabetically, some with faculty, some with staff… will use registration worksheet to put together courses, an advisor will individually sign that worksheet so discussion will take place, registration. <br />
  • How students are assigned an advisor <br /> Frequency of visits to an advisor is very important <br /> Not only will assist them in course planning, but also assisting in other academic decisions such as majors, career planning and other areas discussed on Page 8 of the handbook. <br />
  • Mention some of the items that students are introduced to as part of their advising… learning about the schedule of classes, requirements for the college, how advising works – probably much of which the parents learned. <br /> Discuss advisor assignments – some by major, some alphabetically, some with faculty, some with staff… will use registration worksheet to put together courses, an advisor will individually sign that worksheet so discussion will take place, registration. <br />
  • Mention some of the items that students are introduced to as part of their advising… learning about the schedule of classes, requirements for the college, how advising works – probably much of which the parents learned. <br /> Discuss advisor assignments – some by major, some alphabetically, some with faculty, some with staff… will use registration worksheet to put together courses, an advisor will individually sign that worksheet so discussion will take place, registration. <br />
  • Mention some of the items that students are introduced to as part of their advising… learning about the schedule of classes, requirements for the college, how advising works – probably much of which the parents learned. <br /> Discuss advisor assignments – some by major, some alphabetically, some with faculty, some with staff… will use registration worksheet to put together courses, an advisor will individually sign that worksheet so discussion will take place, registration. <br />
  • Advising is important for a variety of reasons and it’s important to understand educational differences between high school and college, as well as how advisors can assist with these issues. <br /> Parents may have heard some of this briefly, but it’s important to stress these indicators. <br />
  • All of these are discussed in detail in the guide. <br /> Confirming, Selecting, Changing major – Parents should talk to their students about their major and encourage students to discuss with their advisor <br /> Class selection each semester, APEX degree plans (hopefully the colleges will have discussed APEX in their session) <br /> Students knowing their faculty, how to contact them, etc. is important <br /> Attendance will vary, discuss the use of mid-term grades for retention purposes <br /> How a syllabus will outline the course, include important dates <br />

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  • Academic Advising Mark A. Taylor, JD, PhD Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education Senior Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies University Orientation 2014 An Equal Opportunity University
  • CONGRATULATIONS! Meeting Students Where They Are Advising Relationship Begins Today An Equal Opportunity University
  • Academic Advising Focuses on Student Growth • In identifying realistic academic and career goals as well as a program through which to achieve them • In making connections among courses in the curriculum and integrating learning • In gaining self-awareness of the relationship between one’s education and one’s life An Equal Opportunity University
  • Who Are Academic Advisors? Experts Who Care Policies, Procedures, and Requirements Access, Connections, and Commitment Home Base An Equal Opportunity University
  • At the Heart of Advising… The Art of Conversation The art of conversation is the ability to create a dialogue that others will willingly join. “Five Conversations on the Frontiers of Leadership” Whyte, 2004 An Equal Opportunity University
  • The Language is Essential to Conversation “You cannot enter any world for which you do not have the language.” Wittgenstein Academic advisors teach students the language of higher education to help them navigate the system. An Equal Opportunity University
  • “People will forget what you say. They will even forget what you do. But they never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou An Equal Opportunity University
  • Academic Advising Matters An Equal Opportunity University Meaningful Connection Retention Timely Graduation Satisfaction and Success
  • The College Transition Autonomy and Decisions Choosing a Major Degree and Career Planning Faculty Expectations An Equal Opportunity University
  • From Manager to Consultant An Equal Opportunity University Empowerment Personal Accountability Independent, Informed Decision-Making THANK YOU