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IU Advisor Training is a Course

IU Advisor Training

Feb 28 - May 31, 2020


Full course description

About the Course:  This course  serves as an on-boarding orientation for new academic advisors (professional and faculty) and success coaches at Indiana University and can also provide refresher information for experienced academic advisors and success coaches.  It consists of the following sections:
  • Getting Started
  • Understanding IU Students
  • Practice of Advising
  • Technology of Advising (SIS, AdRx, iGPS, SAS, FLAGS)
  • IU Policies Impacting Advising
Course Objectives:  This course serves as a comprehensive on-boarding introduction for newly hired academic advisors to the expectations, technology, and practice of advising at Indiana University.  Experienced academic advisors may also find some of the modules to be good refresher opportunities.  Upon completion of this course, participants should be prepared to handle their new jobs as academic advisors.                                                                                             

Instructor Bio:  This course was initially created by Gail Fairfield (OCSS, now retired) and Jeani Young (UITS) and was revised by Kate Goldstein (OCSS).  Gail worked with Advising Directors across IU to develop and vet the content.  

Time to complete the course:  10-20 hours.  Two hours per module to just read and take the quizzes; 4 hours per module to explore all the linked resources and read the linked documents.

Department:  Office of Completion and Student Success


 New and continuing professional academic advisors and faculty academic advisors at Indiana University

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