Master Adviser Workshop
Monday, December 9, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in MGH 171E
For advisers with 9 months to 35 years of advising experience at the UW. This $30 workshop includes lunch and is a required component of the Master Adviser Program.
NACADA Webinar: Developing Intercultural Communication Skills for Academic Advising
In this web event, sponsored by NACADA's Global Engagement Commission, our panelists will discuss essential concepts of intercultural communication and their application to academic advising. They will consider the need for paying attention to cultural differences, challenges and opportunities of culturally diverse environments, understanding cultural differences and their impact on academic advising, and more. See more on the NACADA website.
First hour will be the webinar; second hour will be a moderated discussion. Space limited to first 30 RSVP's.
ACT (Advisers, Computing & Technology),
ACT (Advisers, Computing & Technology)--a workgroup open to all, regardless of level of technological expertise or experience. Our goal is to raise awareness regarding new challenges and opportunities that technology offer our work while keeping central in these conversations the ultimate goal of improving student service, both broadly and individually.
Social Media in the Job Search
Attend this training/discussion and learn:
- How employers use social media to source candidates (our students and alumni!)
- How candidates can use social media to their advantage, and explore careers and network effectively online via social media
- How you can support students in building positive digital footprints
All in the advising community are welcome...from social media super-users, to those just-getting-started, to those on-the-fence about the value in all of this. Session led by Patrick Chidsey, Senior Career Counselor and Social Media Lead for UW Career Center. RSVP: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/brianakr/220527
Undergraduate Advising Basics
This free 6-hour workshop is intended to provide new undergraduate advisers (those on the job a year or less) with the essentials in getting started advising on the UW campus--an overview of advising and critical student support offices on campus; an introduction to FERPA, EARS, SDB, and the Adviser Information File; and the ins and outs of general education requirements, majors, minors, and graduation procedures.
NACADA Webinar--Soldiers to Students: Academic Advising for Returning Veterans
Understanding the needs of returning veterans is crucial to our ability to assist their transition into and persistence through college. In this Web Event, jointly sponsored by NACADA's Advising Veterans, Military Students & Family Members Interest Group and Advising Students with Disabilities Commission, our panelists will consider the impact of deployment cycles and issues veterans may experience and share information and strategies that will aid us in assisting our student veterans, both face-to-face and at a distance. One-hour webinar will be followed by a moderated discussion.