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FaculTea: Professional Development for Learning Centered Academic Advising

Abstract The theory of learning centered academic advising states that the purpose of advising is to teach undergraduate students about the logic and purpose of their education. Previous scholarship on learning centered advising has focused on the theoretical or on implementation by faculty at small colleges and universities. Methods for supporting learning centered advising in other contexts are lacking. This mixed methods, action research study investigates the efficacy of FaculTea, a professional development program designed to promote learning centered advising practices among professional academic advisors at a large state university. The study also measured frequency of learning centered advising and student perceptions of learning centered ad... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Voller, Julie Lucille Givans (Author) / Puckett, Kathleen (Advisor) / Nutt, Charlie (Committee member) / Hermann, Ria (Committee member) / Mathur, Sarup (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Higher education / Higher education administration / academic advising / action research / FaculTea / learning centered academic advising / mixed methods / professional development
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 152 pages
Language English
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Note Ed.D. Leadership and Innovation 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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