Advising First-Generation Students

$300 member
$500 non-member

Advising First-Generation Students aims to help participants better understand First-Generation College Students (FGCS) issues and challenges and help them deliver higher-quality academic advising to this special population.

[All content is self-contained within the eTutorial. No additional materials are required.]

What you'll learn:

  • Recognize and interpret the Core Competencies 
  • Relate past education/professional experience to approaches for creating equitable environments and communicating in an inclusive manner
  • Design a plan for ongoing professional growth and involvement

Who this is for:

  • New advising professionals
  • Those who are new to advising this population group

About this eTutorial:

This eTutorial introduces a variety of readings and case studies about FGCS that participants will use to compare and contrast their personal practice with and how their institution delivers advising services to them. The eTutorial aims to help participants become better aware of the issues and challenges this special population of students faces attending higher education. By becoming more aware of FGCS characteristics, participants will identify how they can improve their personal advising practices and assist their institutions in improving programmatic advising design and delivery.

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March 2024

March 6 - 30

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June 2024

June 5 - 29

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November 2024

November 6 - December 10