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A Case Study on the Processes of Academic Advising in a School-Centric Environment

Abstract This study examined the processes of academic advisement in a school-centric university environment utilizing the O'Banion Model of Academic Advising (1972) as a baseline for theoretical comparison. The primary research question sought to explore if the O'Banion Model of Academic Advising, a dominant theory of advisement processes, was still representative of and present in contemporary advisement. A qualitative case study methodology was utilized to explore the lived experiences of professional staff academic advisors in the academic advisement process. Eleven professional staff advisors were interviewed for up to 90 minutes each about their lived experience in providing academic advisement services. A structured series of question... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Dickson, Thomas Matthew (Author) / Wilkinson, Christine (Advisor) / Avants, Lowell (Committee member) / Sullivan, Linda (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Higher education / Higher education administration / Organizational behavior / Academic Advisement / Academic Advising / Advising / Advising Model / Advising Theory / School-Centric
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 149 pages
Language English
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Note Ed.D. Higher and Postsecondary Education 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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