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Advising Theory and Philosophy

Toward a Theory of Advising

Lowenstein, M. l. (2014). Toward a Theory of Advising. Mentor: An Academic Advising Journal, 1. Retrieved from http://dus.psu.edu/mentor/2014/08/toward-a-theory-of-advising/

This paper sets forth the main principles of a theory of advising. This theory, explained more fully later in the paper, holds advising to be fundamentally a learning activity in which students intentionally and reflectively integrate their academic learning into an education that is a coherent whole. I am calling it the integrative learning theory. The theory itself is not entirely original to the present paper: it builds on work previously published by Hemwall and Trachte (1999/2009, ; 2005, )

Toward a Theory of Advising – The Mentor

Theoretical Reflections: Theory and Philosophy Should Always Inform Practice

Himes, H., & Schulenberg, J. (2013, September). Theoretical reflections: Theory and philosophy should always inform practice. Academic Advising Today, 36(3). Retrieved from http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/Theoretical-Reflections-Theory-and-Philosophy-Should-Always-Inform-Practice.aspx

Hilleary Himes and Janet Schulenberg, Theory and Philosophy of Advising Commission Members The Theoretical Reflections series is sponsored by the NACADA Theory and Philosophy of Advising Commission,  with the assistance of Chair Sarah Champlin-Scharff (Harvard University) and incoming Chair Janet Schulenberg (Pennsylvania State University). Editor’s Note:  Hilleary and Janet will serve as panelists for the upcoming NACADA Web Event, Emerging Issues in Academic Advising Theory.&nbsp

Theoretical Reflections: Theory and Philosophy Should Always Inform Practice

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