Sarah Hoffman, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost for Student Success
Course Description and Outcomes
The Undergraduate Academic Advising Training is an introduction to academic advising at the University of Denver. This course provides a baseline of information and skills to prepare faculty and staff advisors to be a caring, knowledgeable resource for students.
At the end of this course, advisors will be able to:
- Identify the most important academic advising resources
- Identify the most important support services
- Consider ways to effectively manage advising responsibilities
- Understand trends in recent retention and graduation rates
- Consider how to make their advising practice more inclusive
- Begin to discuss their own approach to and philosophy of advising
|Module 1||The DU Advising Model: Roles & Responsibilities|
|Module 2||Enhancing Student Success through Advising|
|Module 3||Seeking Balance as a Faculty Advisor|
|Module 4||Curriculum Basics|
|Module 5||Academic Policies|
|Module 6||Advising Technology|
|Module 7||Advising First-Year Students|
|Module 8||Academic & Support Resources|
|Module 9||Advising Best Practices|
faculty advisor compensation
At this time, we are able to pay faculty advisors: $150 for the completion of this training (including discussions and quizzes) and attending a follow-up workshop in September/October.
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