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Faculty Advisor Development

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) provides advising development for faculty advisors.  Advising coordinators with CTL are available to work with any academic department on campus to develop and deliver advising workshops on a series of general advising topics specific to APSU.  Special advising workshops can be developed to meet a department's unique advising needs.

 Deans and department chairs may contact Mark Gray (x7142,, Kacie Hutson (x6083,, or Lorneth Peters (x6084, to learn more information about advising development opportunities that are available.


 Advising Development Workshop Topics


Degree Compass Course Recommendation Tool

  • information provided by the Degree Compass course suggestion tool
  • using the tool for registration advising
  • using the tool for redirection advising
  • 30 minute program - instruction/examples/activities




One Stop Advising Page, Degree Evaluation, and Academic Transcript

  • advising information available for the faculty advisor
  • academic deficiency codes; requirements for removing deficiencies
  • utilizing test scores for course placement
  • generating and interpreting a degree evaluation report
  • understanding the academic transcript
  • 45 minute program - instruction/examples/activities




Academic Advising Handbook/Advising Syllabus

  • how to access the advising handbook
  • resources and supplementary information available in the advising handbook
  • utilizing an advising syllabus to improve advising
  • 20 minute program - instruction/examples



Intrusive Advising: Concepts and Applications

  • description of the intrusive advising model
  • benefits of intrusive advising
  • how to advise intrusively
  • 20 minute program - instruction