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Welcome to the AFLS Advisor Information Session. Spring 2007. Making the Most of College Good advising may be the single most underestimated characteristic of a successful college experience…. Richard Light, 2001. Course Changes. Beginning this fall, CIED 0003

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Welcome to the afls advisor information session

Welcome to the AFLSAdvisor Information Session

Spring 2007


Making the Most of CollegeGood advising may be the single most underestimated characteristic of a successful college experience…. Richard Light, 2001


Course changes
Course Changes

  • Beginning this fall, CIED 0003

    Developmental Reading will be called:

    ARSC 0013 Reading Strategies for

    College Students

    Students who score 19 or below on the 

    reading portion of the ACT must take

    this class (see page 27 of the catalog).


Course changes1
Course Changes

WCIV 1003 = HIST 1003

WCIV 1013 = HIST 1013


Changes to communication intensive bsa
Changes to Communication Intensive - BSA

AGED 3142/3141L ENGL 3053

COMM 2303 JOUR 1033

COMM 2323 COMM 2373

COMM 3303 COMM 3383

CSES 3023 ENGL 2013


Changes
Changes

  • The Withdrawal Policy

    • Students can now withdraw online without contacting the Dean’s Office.


8 semester degree completion plan update
8 Semester Degree Completion Plan update

  • Fall 2006 - 38 participants

  • 23 left the program at end of semester due to W’s, F’s, opted out, or did not enroll spring 2007

  • Only 1/15 students is in compliance with policy


Changes1
Changes

Academic Enhancement Program

and the

College Student Inventory



Orientation changes
Orientation Changes

  • All sessions are now in June and August

  • Summer Orientation Day One

    • College meeting begins at 2:45 pm

    • CSI in HOEC 217 at 3:45 pm

    • Advisors meet with students in HOEC/AGRI

      • Please arrive at 3:50 pm at session 1

      • Email Alain aed001@uark.edu for paired classes

    • Students must report back to Union no later

      than 5:00 pm

  • Day Two - Students arrive at 8:30 am


Orientation changes1
Orientation Changes

  • Day One discussion topics

    • Review 8 Semester Degree Completion Program (sign contract on day 2 before registering)

    • Paired classes

      • (15 seats are now available in each section)

        - Department clubs and organizations

    • Introduce the check sheet – Bachelor of Science

      Gen Ed Core, Dept Core, Concentration, Pre-req & Co-req

    • Discuss college requirements

    • Who do they contact in the department when they have questions?

    • If time, discuss Internship opportunities


Degree plans check sheets
Degree Plans/Check Sheets

  • If the plan you are using does not have a 2007-2008 watermark behind it, then it hasn’t been approved by the Dean’s Office.

  • Please use care when handing out check sheets.


Brown Bag lunches

  • Needing topics of interest

  • Email to Alice at agriffin@uark.edu


No student service is mentioned in retention research more often as a means of promoting student persistence than academic advising.The Strategic Management of College Enrollments Hossler and Bean, 1990


2005 national survey on student engagement
2005 National Survey on often as a means of promoting student persistence than academic advising.Student Engagement

  • Overall, how would you evaluate the quality of academic advising you have received at your institution?

    AFLS

    FR – 3.06

    SR – 3.46


YOU often as a means of promoting student persistence than academic advising.make the difference.

Thank you for all your efforts!



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