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About the Webconference Determining which students need support is only the beginning. Often the most difficult part of an advisor’s role is communicating with students who may be in trouble to guide them to the best decision or action. This is even more difficult when students are unresponsive to traditional communication methods. During this session, […]
You might be surprised by how much a student's decision comes down to arbitrary factors.
The Annals of Improbable Research has awarded Ig Nobel prizes to several scientists in honor of research that "makes people laugh, then think," according to founder Marc Abrahams.
Every year, the Academic Affairs Forum’s research cycle culminates in a series of executive roundtables hosted across the country, where groups of 20-30 Chief Academic Officers, their cabinet members, and deans of arts and sciences convene to discuss their biggest strategic challenges.
This case study explores how SSC member, Georgia State University, increased graduation rates and reduced time-to-degree by innovating the academic advising experience.
Watching Ed Venit dig into the evolution of student success like a higher education paleontologist last year, I knew academic advising would emerge as a key part of that evolution. This story can help today’s advisors better understand how history has shaped their profession, and how it will impact innovation in the coming years.
In this webconference, we'll take a look at various approaches to sparking conversations—and action—about the program portfolio.
Use the checklist below to guide conversations and brainstorming on temporary course-level changes to scheduling, testing, student academic engagement, and academic integrity practices.