A compilation of additional handouts and resources that compliment and support professional presentations given by Tyann Cherry in conjunction with various colleagues as listed. Presentation dates and venues are provided.
Friday, August 20, 2010
MACADA 2010: Down the Rabbit Hole - Tales of Advisor Training
Description: Whether it is training a new advising center staff member or collaborating with a new faculty advisor; advisor training is often sorely needed but overlooked. Come see how one office approaches challenges related to advisor training including:
- Gaining faculty buy in - Building collaboration across departmental offices and campus locations - Prioritizing both knowledge based and interpersonal skill sets - Setting the pace for information dissemination
Topics covered will include
- Strategies for how to conduct effective web based training (both asynchronous and in real time) - Ideas on how to create a collaborative environment that allows faculty to come together for advisor training purposes -Building a "brown bag" series of soft skill enhancers - an overview of our first year.