Posts Tagged ‘practice’

Proactive Advising with First-Generation Students: Suggestions for Practice

In recent years, first-generation students (students with parents/guardians who have not completed any college) have become an important population in higher education due to their increasing numbers. According to the U.S. Department of Education (2010), first-generation students make up almost 46% of first-year students in higher education. Alarmingly, this large group is also at high risk for attrition. Ishitani (2006) found these students are 1.3 times more likely than their peers to leave institutions in …

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Who or what informs your advising practice?

Many theories grounded in education and the social sciences provide the foundation for academic advising programs in higher education. As an advising practitioner or administrator, do you subscribe to a certain theory that you think is especially relevant and helpful? If so, please share. Is there a particular theorist who inspires the work you do and how you do it?

What is your opinion?

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