High-Impact Advising: A Guide for Academic Advisors

High-Impact Advising: A Guide for Academic Advisors

By Sue Ohrablo

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1948658003
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Book Description

Training advisors is not an easy task. We never seem to have enough time and resources to devote to providing comprehensive, ongoing training to our advising team. As administrators, we are faced with managing multiple priorities related to supervising personnel, executing programs, addressing escalated student issues, and attending to the myriad of administrative functions that come with the job.

Drawing on 25+ years of academic advising experience, Sue Ohrablo’s High-Impact Advising provides a comprehensive, A-Z introduction to the job—with useful tools, exercises, and assessments which can be used in individual and group training sessions for new advisors, as well as ongoing training and reinforcement of practices.

Reviews

"I highly recommend that all academic advising professionals read High-Impact Advising: A Guide For Academic Advisors as it will help them to enhance key skills needed to establish positive relationships with students, appropriately assess students' needs, effectively teach students, and efficiently provide high quality service." - Jacqueline T. Hollins, Assistant Vice Provost/Director of Academic Advisement, SUNY at Buffalo (UB)

"As a department leader in academic advisement, I would use Sue's book as a training resource and teaching mechanism for advisors. It allows advising professionals to understand today's complex environment of advising students, beyond just selecting courses." - Jake Shilts, Director, Advisement & Career Services, Miami Dade College

"Academic advisors will reap the benefits of this well-balanced, informative guide." - Shari Saperstein, Associate Dean, College of Undergraduate Studies, Nova Southeastern University