Academic advising is an interactive process in which the advisor assists students in setting and achieving academic, professional, social, and personal goals. Our vision of the drive-in conference is to create an engaging day-long learning environment where colleagues can Listen-Share-Connect.
Proposals could address topics including, but not limited the following suggestions:• Academic coaching and mentoring• Academic support and success (study strategies / test taking / time management)• Advising specific populations: Adult learners, student athletes, first-generation, immigrant students, LGBT students, students with disabilities, international students, academic majors and/or programs• Advising and student retention / persistence• Advisor training and development• Career development / counseling and academic advising• Cultural issues in academic advising• First-year / sophomore students• Learning communities• Transfer / non-traditional students• Two-year / community college institutions• Undecided, exploratory, and major-changers
Proposals will be evaluated based on relevance to current issues in advising, appeal to conference participants, creativity, ingenuity, and applicability for participants after the conference. We are seeking a wide range of presentation topics relating to academic advising from a variety of professionals in our region.
Proposals should include a presentation title and abstract (limited to 130 words).
Submissions are due by Monday, January 28, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.