A reflection paper responding to the task: Choose a theory that you feel influences your practice as an academic advisor and write about how it directs your work. Exploring this task several pieces of research were reviewed including John Dewey's Theory of Experience.
Discussion board topics from the first week of Advising Essentials from the University of Manitoba Certificate in University & College Administration. The three discussion topics are: When might it be appropriate to use prescriptive advising versus developmental advising?; What do you see as some of the similarities and differences between advising in the United States versus Canada?; and What are some of the theoretical perspectives that you feel inform your work?