Advising Student Organizations 101. Melissa Williams and Jill Zambito. Learning objectives. As a result of this session, participants will: Learn best practices to advising student organizations Have a better understanding between the difference involved with supervision and advising
Melissa Williams and Jill Zambito
Supervising: you CAN tell people what to do and hold them accountable accordingly.
Advising: you can encourage students to make specific choices, and invite them into conversations but ultimately they make the final decision. You can hold them accountable but there are different expectations involved.Supervision and Advising
Supervision v. Advising Handout
Advising Student Groups and Organizations
by Norbert W. Dunkel and John H. ScHuh (1998).
Advisor involvement assessment p. 91
Generally Speaking… needs…
If advising is in your job description or if you are working with larger organizations which tend to provide more programming, the students know that you get “paid” to advise them and can be more demanding of your time (and your patience).
Smaller orgs. tend to be a little more flexible and even appreciative ;)Student Orgs