Advising Syllabus Templates and Examples
NOVA Specific Academic Advising Resources
What is Advising?
An overview of academic advising, the GPS for Success program and the roles/expectations of faculty.
Theories in Advising
An overview of developmental theories and their possible application to GPS for Success.
- William Perry's Scheme of Intellectual and Ethical Development
- Perry's Stages of Intellectual and Moral Development for Information Literacy Instructors (PDF)
- Cognitive-Structural Theories of Student Development
- Kolb Learning Styles
- Kolb's Learning Styles and Experiential Learning Model
- The Experiential Learning Cycle
Selected Literature on Academic Advising
Creamer, D.G. (2000). Use of theory in academic advising. In V.N. Gordon & W.R. Habley (Eds.), Academic advising: A comprehensive handbook, p. 18–34. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass
Crookston, B.B. (1972). A developmental view of academic advising as teaching. Journal of College Student Personnel, 13, p. 12–17.
Shockly-Zalabak, P. (2012). Advisors as Interaction Designers. NACADA Journal, 32(1), p. 12-17.
O'Banion, T. (1972). An academic advising model. Junior College Journal, 42, p. 62-69.
Winston, Jr. R.B., Enders, S.C., & Miller, T.K. (Eds.) (March 1982). Developmental approaches to academic advising. New Directions for Student Services, p. 17.
David S. Crockett, Ed. (1987). Advising Skills, Techniques and Resources: A Compilation of Materials Related to the Organization and Delivery of Advising Services. Iowa City, Iowa. ACT Corporation
Lowenstein, M. (2005, Fall). If Advising is Teaching, What do Advisors Teach? NACADA Journal, 25 (2), p.65-73.