- What's Next? Using Happenstance Learning Theory to Reframe Uncertainty for Students | Shannan Schobinger & Kelli Sholer
This session will introduce participants to the framework of Happenstance Learning Theory (HLT) as an approach to use in conversations about academic and career exploration. We will discuss how key concepts of HLT can be integrated into academic advising to help reframe students' uncertainty about their career exploration during college and after graduation.
--Identifiy how an unexpected event has influenced one of their own major life or career decisions.
--Summarize the key concepts of HLT in their own words.
--Apply HLT-related questions to common advising scenarios.
- Advisors of Color | Letia Graening & Nicole Seemungal
Explore the experiences of advisors of color, and identify challenges and strategies for navigating the institution.
--Cite the relevant research related to advisors of color
--Discuss key challenges and debrief in small groups
--Describe strengths and strategies we employ to navigate the institution
- Mindful practices for advisors: Supporting student and advisor well-being | Sharon Ericsson & Lisa Laughter
- This session will provide participants with opportunities to gain knowledge and skills to support their own personal well-being as well as their students’ through practicing mindfulness to decrease stress and increase wellness.
--Recognize the importance of self-care for yourself as an advisor and the impact on your advising practice.
--Develop a plan to implement 3 different self-care methods in your own life and into your advising practice.
- Creating Meaningful Relationships with Campus Partners | Jennifer Doan & Brenna Dockter
- In this session, we plan to examine why positive campus partnerships matter for student success and discover effective ways to create and maintain these partnerships.
--Explore and develop your personal definition of campus partnership.
--Examine the benefits of campus partnership.
--Determine the support you need to overcome at least one obstacle to meaningful campus partnership.
--Design a plan to invest in at least one new campus partnership.