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Toward a Theory of Advising

August 12, 2014

This paper sets forth the main principles of a theory of advising. This theory, explained more fully later in the paper, holds advising to be fundamentally a learning activity in which students intentionally and reflectively integrate their academic learning into an education that is a coherent whole. I am calling it the integrative learning theory.

The theory itself is not entirely original to the present paper: it builds on work previously published by Hemwall and …

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