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LTA Conference 2012. Implementing the Academic Advisor role across the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing. John Freeman, Nursing & Midwifery Dawn Hadden , Biosciences Claire Marsden, Youth & Community Work Mel Hogan, Senior Admin, Allied Health Professions. Academic Advisors in HWB.

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LTA Conference 2012

Implementing the Academic Advisor role across the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

  • John Freeman, Nursing & Midwifery
  • Dawn Hadden, Biosciences
  • Claire Marsden, Youth & Community Work
  • Mel Hogan, Senior Admin, Allied Health Professions
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Academic Advisors in HWB

The \'Academic Advisor\' is the term selected for Personal Tutor

All level 3 and 4 students will have an Academic Advisor in 2012

For many courses this is new and therefore the role has to be defined and guidance provided

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NUS Charter on Personal Tutors

Outlines the following expectations of HEI\'s:

  • All students should be entitled to a named personal tutor;
  • Meet their tutor at least once a term;
  • Staff should be given full training;
  • Institution-wide procedures for personal tutoring;
  • Staff and students should set mutual expectations;
  • System should be adaptable to students\' needs;
  • Understanding assessment feedback should be integrated;
  • Should be recognised in staff reward and recognition schemes;
  • Make full use of appropriate new technologies.

National Union of Students, 2011.

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The role of the Academic Advisor

  • Discuss with the student their academic progress and development;
  • Encourage students to manage their learning and academic progress and give support in target setting and strategies for development;
  • Discuss with the student their needs in study skills to facilitate learning and where support can be obtained;
  • Provide references when requested.
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Meeting Arrangements

  • Each student should have a minimum of one hour contactper year;
  • Initial introductions should be made during induction or soon after;
  • Students should be sent meeting invites by email or by using specific departmental arrangements;
  • Students should be encouraged to prepare for their meeting by reflecting on progress and identifying areas for discussion.
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Student Guide

This guide describes the role of your Academic Advisor in supporting your academic progress and development

My Academic Advisor…………………………………………………………

Contact email……………………………………………………………………

Contact phone………………………………………………………………….

Your Academic Advisor will

  • Discuss your academic progress and development
  • Give advice in managing your learning
  • Help in setting targets and strategies to facilitate your development
  • Discuss your study skills and where additional support can be obtained
  • Provide references when requested

Meeting Arrangements

  • You should prepare for the meeting by reflecting on your progress
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Questions

Does the role definition seem about right and how much guidance/training will staff require to perform as an Academic Advisor?

Will the new Academic Advisor role improve the student experience and if so, how?

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