Faculty and staff advisors working together
Download
1 / 18

Faculty and Staff Advisors Working Together - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 312 Views
  • Updated On :

Faculty and Staff Advisors Working Together. Coralee Bernard, Computer Engineering - staff advisor Dr. Kelly Broadhead, Bioengineering - faculty advisor Leda Mareth, Chemical Engineering - staff advisor Tiffany Pannier, Civil and Environmental Engineering - staff advisor

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Faculty and Staff Advisors Working Together' - hadar


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Faculty and staff advisors working together l.jpg

Faculty and Staff Advisors Working Together

Coralee Bernard, Computer Engineering - staff advisor

Dr. Kelly Broadhead, Bioengineering - faculty advisor

Leda Mareth, Chemical Engineering - staff advisor

Tiffany Pannier, Civil and Environmental Engineering - staff advisor

Dr. Geoff Silcox, Chemical Engineering - faculty advisor


Advising in engineering l.jpg
Advising in Engineering

  • Mandate from ABET

  • Advising Models and Tools

  • Differences between Staff and Faculty Advisors

  • Career Advising

  • Training

  • Assessment


Accreditation l.jpg
Accreditation

  • Requirements of ABET Engineering Accreditation – Criterion 1. Students

    • Evaluate student performance

    • Advise students regarding curricular and career matters

    • Monitor student progress to foster their success in achieving program outcomes

Geoff


Approaches to advising l.jpg
Approaches to Advising

Centralized

  • Centralized and Decentralized

    • In COE, 7 departments. 7 ways to advise.

Decentralized

Leda


Approaches to advising5 l.jpg
Approaches to Advising

  • In COE, 7 departments. 7 ways to advise.

    • Regular faculty vs. auxiliary faculty

    • Faculty is primary advisor vs. faculty is secondary advisor

    • Part-time vs. full time staff

    • Staff is primary advisor vs. staff is secondary advisor

    • Other staff responsibility

      • Graduate students

      • Administrative assistant

      • Recruitment

Leda


Approaches to advising6 l.jpg
Approaches to Advising

  • Monitoring and advising student progress

    • Pre-major = orientation

    • Intermediate Status

    • Major Status

    • End of semester evaluations

    • Graduation audits

    • Senior exit interviews

Leda


Advising tools l.jpg
Advising Tools

  • Undergraduate Handbooks

    • Program requirements

    • Program procedures

    • Plan of studies/flowcharts

  • WEB pages

    • All students, faculty, and staff have access

    • Department activities (i.e. seminars, workshops, etc.)

    • Career postings

    • Online forms

    • Course syllabi and descriptions

  • Degree Audit Report System (DARS)

Tiffany


Centralized advising l.jpg
Centralized Advising

  • Personnel requirements

    • One or two staff/faculty members

    • Faculty with time to advise (auxiliary appointment vs. regular appointment)

    • Office space, money, and support

Leda


Centralized advising9 l.jpg
Centralized Advising

  • Benefits

    • One or two people know the student body

    • Consistency of approach

    • One-stop-advising for years 1 to 4

  • Weaknesses

    • Both advisors are at the UAOA conference

    • Student ‘uncomfortable’ with the chosen advisor

    • Advisor ‘burnout’

Leda


Decentralized advising l.jpg
Decentralized Advising

  • Personnel required

    • Faculty

      • Fall/Spring

      • Summer

    • Staff

Tiffany


Decentralized advising11 l.jpg
Decentralized Advising

  • Benefits

    • Interaction with faculty

    • Advice from someone in the field & someone not in the field

  • Weaknesses

    • Availability (summer schedule)

    • Knowledge of program

Tiffany


Staff advisors l.jpg
Staff Advisors

  • Attributes

    • Take a broader view of student’s success

    • May interact more with students, depending on model

    • Know the “policies and procedures”

    • May not have background in area they are advising (i.e. engineering) but more likely to have training or background in advising (counseling, education, etc.)

  • Training Provided

    • University level

      • University academic advising committee (UAAC): advising basic training

    • College level

      • Monthly meeting with College Coordinator

    • Department level

      • Shadowing of other advisors

Coralee


Faculty advisors l.jpg
Faculty Advisors

  • Attributes

    • Students value contact with faculty

    • Intimate familiarity with curriculum

    • Career guidance from experience

    • They are engineers (for better or worse)

  • Training an Engineer to Advise

    • UAAC advising basic training

    • Advising conferences (e.g. UAOA)

    • Monthly college advising meeting

Kelly


Career advising l.jpg
Career Advising

  • Graduate and Professional School

    • Staff vs. faculty approaches

  • Employment opportunities

    • Job board postings

    • Workshops

    • Industry forum/seminar courses

    • Collaboration with Career Services

  • Internships/Co-Ops

    • Faculty member assigned to assist in setting up

    • Student may receive technical credit

Coralee


Bridging the divide l.jpg
Bridging the Divide

  • Staff and Faculty Training Each Other

    • Faculty training staff

      • Shadowing

      • Field trips

      • Lectures and seminars

      • Lab tours

      • Directed readings (websites and articles)

      • Professional organizations

      • Patience, flexibility, exceptions

Geoff


Bridging the divide16 l.jpg
Bridging the Divide

  • Staff and Faculty Training Each Other

    • Staff training Faculty

      • University requirements

      • Advising techniques

      • Advising tools (DARS, files, emails, etc.)

      • UAAC, roundtables, training

      • Well rounded students and education

      • Communicate student feedback

Leda


Assessment methods l.jpg
Assessment Methods

  • EBI Engineering Survey

    • Comparison of student opinion at 6 other schools

    • Two questions asked about advising satisfaction

      • Academic Advising by Faculty

      • Academic Advising by Non-Faculty

  • Exit Survey

    • Conducted at departmental level

    • Provides longitudinal data

    • Usually one or two questions about satisfaction

  • University Academic Advising Committee (UAAC) Survey

    • University wide advising survey

    • Provides college level and higher information

Kelly


Discussion l.jpg
Discussion

  • How do faculty and staff work together at your school?

  • What training is provided?

  • Advising

    • The ideal student

    • The student on probation

    • The student that is undecided on career path


ad