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Course Description

This course will introduce you to academic advising theories and best practices in higher education environments. Explore student development and learning models and their application in promoting student success, engagement and retention. Examine the context of higher education and issues facing advising professionals as they support and guide students in their academic careers.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Explain the role and value of student advising and services within college and university settings
  • Identify differing needs of students by stage of development, diversity, and personal characteristics as the student moves in, moves through and moves on from the college/university
  • Apply relevant student development, engagement and learning theories to improve and inform practice
  • Analyze strengths and weaknesses of various academic advising approaches and delivery modes
  • Create a personal plan for integrating effective advising practices, tools and resources in a professional setting

Prerequisites

BMC 352 Learning Online or equivalent

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Online
Dates
Sep 24, 2019 to Nov 18, 2019
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $525.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
  • Brenda McDermott
Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Apr 21, 2020 to Jun 15, 2020
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $525.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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