Full-Time Telecommuting: an Option for Academic Advising Web Discussion
There are many benefits to telecommuting in a higher education setting. It can improve work satisfaction, increase productivity, boost staff retention, reduce unscheduled absences and reduce cost. Telecommuting is uniquely suited for academic advisors supporting online students and assists advisors in better relating to online learners. Experts from five different institutions will discuss their experiences with full-time teleworkers and will share pros, cons and how-to’s. Learn about the challenges they’ve encountered and how they have overcome them.
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Dawn Coder, Academic Advising and Student Disability Services Director, World Campus, Penn State University.
Bridget Dunbar, Academic Advisor, University of Florida
Renée Peter, Undergraduate Advising Director, Online Campus, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ryan Salvador, Academic Advising Director, Stanford Online High School, Stanford University
Carolyn Todaro, Associate Vice President for Academic Advising, American Military University & American Public University
Moderator: Anna Traykova, Academic Advisor, Kennesaw State University