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Best Practices for Effective Advising- open to all advisors but required for first time advisors

FULL

This in-person session will provide new faculty advisors with the understanding of the core values and principles of academic advising. The session will review the NACADA core advising competencies and the development of a personal advising philosophy. The University advising expectations, importance of general education and resources for student students and advisors will be shared.

February 12th
10:00-11:00
FGM 202

Best Practices for Effective Advising- open to all advisors but required for first time advisors

This in-person session will provide new faculty advisors with the understanding of the core values and principles of academic advising. The session will review the NACADA core advising competencies and the development of a personal advising philosophy. The University advising expectations, importance of general education and resources for student students and advisors will be shared.

February 20th
1:00 - 2:00
MDD 111

Changes in General Education Advising for Spring 2020

This training will allow advisers to hear about recent changes to General Education at UL Lafayette. While the overall structure of the GenEd curriculum has not changed dramatically, the courses that are now recommended and allowed for meeting General Education requirements have changed in some areas, particularly in the 9-credit humanities section. Advisers need to be aware of these changes to guide their students to the classes that will satisfy requirements and speed graduation.

March 5th
2:00 -3:00
CLR 312

Successful Advising Strategies for Supporting Student Academic Recovery

In this webinar, teams will share strategies that are helping their students succeed. Exemplary practice ideas will be drawn from:
• Probation Agreements and Advisor Meetings at Indiana University
• Student Success Program at Wayne State University School of Social Work
• A Three-Part Approach to Academic Recovery at The College of Charleston
• Methods of Assistance at Florida Gulf Coast University
• Holistic Support for Underrepresented Students Experiencing Academic Probation at the University of California Berkeley

March 19th
1:00 - 2:00
CLR 312

Blunt Empathy: Skills and Techniques for Delivering Unwanted News in Academic Advising Situations

This BYU presentation team will share personal experiences with delivering unwanted news and will model and explore techniques for delivering this news effectively. Tools such as empathy, helping skills, and confrontation skills will be considered. Finally, the presenters will consider what to do if these techniques and tools do not help a particular advisor/student relationship.

May 21st
1:00 - 2:00
MDD 111

 

 

New Advisor Required Training

You will need to attend the following three trainings in order to have advisor privileges:  

 

New advisors

Once you have completed the required trainings, please complete a “Request for Student Profile” form and return it by campus mail to Pennie Babin, Academic Success Center, or electronically to pennie.babin@louisiana.edu