Advising Undecided & Exploratory Students

$300 member
$500 non-member

Advising Undecided and Exploratory Students provides a background in the research and issues that defines and describes undecided and exploratory college students, as well as an example of a specialized advising curriculum, its learning outcomes, and activities with which advisors can use to compare and contrast their advising program's efforts to help these students develop their academic and career plans. 

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

What you'll learn:

  • Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the nature of college students' undecidedness towards their academic and vocational goals by reviewing pertinent research, literature from the field, appropriate models and approaches to working with these students, and psycho/social theories that can provide insights to the needs of these students. 
  • Participants will gain a deeper understanding and critique several critical elements of practice for advising this population of students.

Who this is for:

  • Those new to the profession
  • Those new to advising this population group

About this eTutorial:

This e-tutorial introduces, during the first week, presents an overview of issues and research related to describing and defining undecided college students, which includes examples of sub-types of students found within this population. The second two weeks provide examples of the advising curriculum, learning outcomes, and some activities developed by Dr. Gordon to help these students develop their academic and career plans. The last week has participants compare and contrast their programs' design and delivery for advising for this population of students and identify where they might improve them with the ideas derived from this e-Tutorial.

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