Academic Advising Resources



Foundations Knowledge (conceptual)

  • Advising Philosophy
  • Theoretical Frameworks
  • NACADA Core Values
  • Knowledge of higher education issues including legal and ethical issue

Knowledge of college student characteristics (informational)

  • General knowledge of college students
  • Specific knowledge of population(s) advised

Career advising knowledge and skills (informational)

  • Knowledge of academic major
  • Knowledge of occupational, workplace relationships

Communication and interpersonal skills (relational)

  • Demonstrate the ability to relate to individuals and groups of designated students through the use of basic communication, helping and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of application of advising at local institution (informational)
  • Institutional information
  • Referral Resources
  • Graduation requirements
  • Technology use

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