Duration : 180 Minutes
Creating Student Success Stories with Advising Leaders Jennifer L Bloom & Joe Murray
There is no magic bullet for student success and retention. Policies and practices can help but at the end of the day, success is all about building and strengthen advising relationships with each student. Most students and many institutions define academic advising as course scheduling. Though important, by itself, is not enough. To be truly impactful, academic advising must take on a broad, holistic view.
Learn from the very best in academic advising Jennifer L Bloom & Joe Murray as they reveal the secrets of Innovative Academic Advising: Appreciative, Intrusive/Proactive, and Developmental Advising.
- Intrusive/Proactive, Developmental, and Appreciative Advising Strategies: A Diverse Student Body Calls for a Diversity of Advising Strategies
- Appreciative Advising: The 6 Phases that Lead to Student Success
- Understand the theoretical infrastructure behind Appreciative Advising, including a brief overview of Appreciative Inquiry
- Understand the relationship between Appreciative Advising and various functions of the institution including Career Services, Financial Aid and Professional Development
- Understand and apply the six phases of Appreciative Advising: Disarm, Discover, Dream, Design, Deliver, and Don't Settle
- Learn how to ask positive, open-ended questions that will help professionals and faculty build rapport with students
- Learn how to use verbal and non-verbal immediacy behaviors that can put students at ease
- Learn how to energize and enthuse students
- Understand the specific and important behaviors that advisors should engage in at every stage of the AA process
- Learn about specific exercises and activities to help students formulate a vision of their future and develop concrete career goals
- Get advice on co-creating an action plan
- Explore potential adaptations of the model in participants' individual working environment
- Innovative advising frameworks - Intrusive/Proactive Advising, Developmental Advising, and Appreciative Advising
- Key strategies and concrete examples will be used to highlight some best practices for each model.
- Positively transform your academic advising through the adaption of successful frameworks to meet advising goals within your specific institutional realities
- Identify which framework to use with specific student populations, and perhaps more importantly how to blend all three frameworks into a single strategy
- Uncover best practices in meeting the diverse advising needs of your students