Advising Student Groups and Organizations / Edition 1

Advising Student Groups and Organizations / Edition 1

by Norbert W. Dunkel, John H. Schuh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787910333

ISBN-13: 9780787910334

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Wiley

The authors have successfully combined a thorough analysis of the essential elements of student organization advising with practical tools to apply the concepts. This book is essential reading for those who aspire to be effective organizational advisors.

—Sara A. Boatman, vice president for student affairs, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Student

Overview

The authors have successfully combined a thorough analysis of the essential elements of student organization advising with practical tools to apply the concepts. This book is essential reading for those who aspire to be effective organizational advisors.

—Sara A. Boatman, vice president for student affairs, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Student organization advisors play an increasingly important role on campus. Advising Student Groups and Organizations provides the knowledge base and skills advisers need to improve their effectiveness. From the rewards and challenges of advising student groups to the specific knowledge, skills and qualities advisers need on a daily basis, this comprehensive overview offers advisers both theoretical and practical guidelines. Readers will learn to motivate leaders, provide academic and career assistance, tackle budget and accounting issues and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787910334
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Series:
Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: What Advising Offers and Requires.

1. Challenges and Rewards of Advising.

2. Overview of Student Groups and Organizations.

Part Two: Essential Knowledge and Skills.

3. Roles and Functions of Advisers.

4. Understanding Group Dynamics.

5. Providing Academic and Career Assistance.

6. Representing Group and Institutional Interests.

7. Financial Management and Budgeting.

8. Keeping up with Legal Issues.

9. Dealing with Conflicts and Other Problems.

Part Three: Supporting and Improving Practice.

10. Ensuring Quality in Advising.

11. Developing and Increasing Personal Effectiveness.

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