#UNTAdv14 North Lake College's Advising Manual on Blackboard

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UNT Advising Conference #UNTAdv14
May 22, 2014
Collin College - Preston Ridge Campus

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#UNTAdv14 North Lake College's Advising Manual on Blackboard

  1. 1. North Lake College’s Advising Manual On Blackboard Presented by NLC’s Educational Planning Center (formerly Advising)
  2. 2. Today’s Objectives To give you a guided tour of North Lake College’s Advising Manual. To answer your questions. First, some background…
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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  Advising Manual Notebooks  Huge  Outdated  No two the same  Unorganized training agenda
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. eCampus the name DCCCD uses for Blackboard. It is one of North Lake’s online resources. Click on it from NLC home page
  8. 8. Questions??
  9. 9. Leigh Poston Academic Advisor II North Lake College lposton@dcccd.edu 972-273-3124 NLC Advising Manual Committee Chairperson

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