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Course Code: SAHE520 Course ID: 5063 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course will introduce students to the history and purpose of academic advising in higher education and the critical role it plays in promoting student success, retention, and learning. Students will learn foundational academic advising principles and values, academic advising models, and how academic advising delivery systems and programs have evolved to meet students’ changing needs. Essential competencies and skills will be discussed and standards for practice will be closely reviewed. (Prerequisites: SAHE510)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Evaluate the history of academic advising and current organizational models, approaches, competencies, and values associated with academic advising.

2. Analyze ethical scenarios when advising college students.

3. Apply strategies applicable to advising in support of student success, retention and persistence.

4. Assess student needs and student groups accurately and effectively.

5. Use appropriate problem solving skills and resources to address a variety of needs, including those needed in crisis management and intervention.

6. Develop self-awareness to advance personal wellness.

7. Create a personal wellness plan.

Course Objective

NASCA/ACPA

NACADA

ILO

Assessments

520.1

Advising/Supporting

Conceptual, Informational, & Relational

ILO-IS.M.2

Advising Competencies Research Paper &

Personal Advising Philosophy Draft Forum

520.2

Personal/Ethical Foundations

Conceputal & Informational

ILO-SK.M.3

Ethics Forum

520.3

Advising/Supporting

Conceptual, Informational, & Relational

ILO-SK.M.3

Academic Advising Case Study

520.4

Advising/Supporting

Conceptual & Relational

ILO-AL.M.1

Advising Role Play

520.5

Personal/Ethical Foundations

Informational & Relational

ILO-BI.M.3

Crisis Management and Intervention Forum

520.6

Personal/Ethical Foundations

Relational

ILO-BI.M.2

Personal Wellness Plan

520.7

Personal/Ethical Foundations

Relational

ILO-BI.M.2

Personal Wellness Plan

NameGrade %
Discussions 20.00 %
W1: Introduction Discussion 2.50 %
W2: Ethics 2.50 %
W3: Philosophy of Advising Peer Review Exercise 2.50 %
W4: Assessing Student Needs 2.50 %
W5: Advising Skills & Strategies 2.50 %
W6: Advising Skills & Strategies Part 2 2.50 %
W7: Crisis Management & Intervention 2.50 %
W8: Personal Wellness 2.50 %
Assignments 50.00 %
Advising Competencies Research Paper 25.00 %
Academic Advising Case Study 25.00 %
Advising Role Play 20.00 %
Advising Role Play 20.00 %
Personal Wellness Plan 10.00 %
Personal Wellness Assessment and Plan 10.00 %

Evaluate the history of academic advising and current organizational models, approaches, competencies, and values associated with academic advising.

2. Analyze ethical scenarios when advising college students.

3. Apply strategies applicable to advising in support of student success, retention and persistence.

4. Assess student needs and student groups accurately and effectively.

5. Use appropriate problem solving skills and resources to address a variety of needs, including those needed in crisis management and intervention.

6. Develop self-awareness to advance personal wellness.

7. Create a personal wellness plan.

Course Objective

NASCA/ACPA

NACADA

ILO

Assessments

520.1

Advising/Supporting

Conceptual, Informational, & Relational

ILO-IS.M.2

Advising Competencies Research Paper &

Personal Advising Philosophy Draft Forum

520.2

Personal/Ethical Foundations

Conceputal & Informational

ILO-SK.M.3

Ethics Forum

520.3

Advising/Supporting

Conceptual, Informational, & Relational

ILO-SK.M.3

Academic Advising Case Study

520.4

Advising/Supporting

Conceptual & Relational

ILO-AL.M.1

Advising Role Play

520.5

Personal/Ethical Foundations

Informational & Relational

ILO-BI.M.3

Crisis Management and Intervention Forum

520.6

Personal/Ethical Foundations

Relational

ILO-BI.M.2

Personal Wellness Plan

520.7

Personal/Ethical Foundations

Relational

ILO-BI.M.2

Personal Wellness Plan

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 
Book Title:Beyond Foundations : Developing As a Master Academic Advisor (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781118922897
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Grites, T., Marsha A. Miller, and Julie Givans Voler
Unit Cost:$48.75
 
Book Title:The New Advisor Guidebook : Mastering the Art of Academic Advising, 2nd ed. (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781118823415
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:Folsom, P., Franklin Yoder, and Jennifer E. Joslin
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.