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Comprehensive Advisor Training and Development: Practices that Deliver

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The second edition (published in 2010) of the NACADA Advisor Training and Development Commission-sponsored monograph, Comprehensive advisor training and development: Practices that deliver replaces the best selling 2003 monograph Advisor Training: Exemplary Practices in the Development of Advisor Skills and features the expertise of more than 35 Commission members. Readers will not find a more complete collection of information and practical ideas for training and developing academic advisor skills and knowledge than in this monograph. Monograph authors not only lay the theoretical foundation of academic advisor training, but provide practical ideas for programming and suggest innovative methods for the delivery of content. This monograph contains the information training coordinators want and need to create or improve advisor training and development programs. Chapters include: Creating Effective Advisor Training Programs Assessment of Training Programs Material specific to who is being trained: faculty and professional advisors How to deliver training and development activities including: Workshops, Lectures, Panels, Presentations Seminar Series, book and discussion groups Case Studies and Role Play Mentoring, Shadowing & Reverse Shadowing Websites, Blackboard, streaming video, Webinars, Skype Newsletters, e-mail, handbooks/manuals, other written materials Delivery systems for specialized content including the best ways to: Train advisors to use technology Train advisors to work with special student populations including veterans, disabled, ethnic diversity, LGBTQ, undecided, honors, probation, etc.) teach/develop “soft skills” (communication skills, etc) Voice of Experience and Exemplary Practice articles help training coordinators find proven strategies that will work in their situations. Order your copy today!

  • Member: $40.00
  • Non-Member: $65.00