Faculty Advising Resources
Advising at Sewanee
- Being an effective advisor
- Who are "Millennials"?
- Focus on advising first-year students
- Focus on students beyond the first year
- Collaborative General Education Planning Sheet (a pdf form to download and complete)
- Why do some students leave?
- General distribution requirements (both new curriculum for the Class of 2017 and older curriculum for classes 2014, '15, '16)
- Major requirements (listed by programs)
- Pre-professional programs (Pre-medical, Pre-dental, Pre-veterinary, Pre-nursing, Pre-law, Pre-business, Engineering program, Education, Forestry and Environmental Management Program)
- Progress toward graduation
- Q&A from the Registrar's Office
- Practical information for navigating BANNER registration and understanding placement scores
- Quick guide to campus resources (pdf download)
- Confidentiality, FERPA, and Title IX
- Advising records
Additional Advisor Resources
- Orientation 2013 schedule
- Key Dates for Advisees Advent 2013
- Helping a Student in Distress
- Article: "Stereotype Threat" (pdf download)
- Article: "Advising as Teaching" (pdf download)
Information Shared with New Students
External Sites of Interest:
- http://frank.mtsu.edu/~studskl/ This extensive Study Skills Help page was created by Dr. Carolyn Hopper, Learning Strategies Coordinator for the University Seminar at Middle Tennessee State University and author of Practicing College Learning Strategies, 5th ed., Wadsworth/CengageLearning, 2010.
- http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdyhlp.html This site at Virginia Tech has excellent information on time management and on reading and note-taking strategies.
- University Survival: this HUGE web site boasts 198 "student success topics," fortunately well organized. Scan through them, and/or refer students to the site.
- Dartmouth College has developed a series of podcasts that address the following: "strategic learning," time management, notetaking, reading skills, stress management--and general chemistry! The content is excellent, but the web link is faulty; you may have to copy-and-paste this into your browser: www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/videos/index.html
- The truth about procrastination: click here!
"Multiple Intelligences" and Learning Styles
What kind of learner are you? What are your strongest "intelligences"? The sites below can offer some insight into how you best process information.
- Walter McKenzie's Multiple Intelligence Pages
- http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic68.htm An adaptation of surfaquarium.com's intelligence profile. (The document is written for teachers, so you'll have to change the language so it applies to you as a student.) This inventory will help you see where your strengths are.