Full-time professional academic advisors
Informal conversation led by facilitators who will encourage participants to ask questions and share ideas if you have them.
Advisors interested in gaining experience in facilitating discussions and are very comfortable with how they describe the GE requirements to students. Contact Shannon Peltier.firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Typical Offering Pattern
May and December
- (Knowledge) Recall content learned by completing session pre-requisites.
- (Comprehension) Describe GE goals and expected outcomes.
- (Comprehension) Explain the value of at least two GE requirement categories by using concrete and creative examples.
- Curricular Experience at The Ohio State University
- College of Arts and Sciences Curriculum and Assessment Operations Manual (page 27 includes GE Learning Objectives and Outcomes)
- Think about the following questions and for those who are comfortable can share their answers, otherwise come prepared to listen and learn.
- Think about a situation you had with a student who was adamantly questioning the value of fulfilling a GE requirement. What did you do? What would you have done differently?
- Does your program have GE requirements students question more often than others?
Aspects of Advisor Training and Development
This particular session aligns with the following aspects of advisor training and development.
Essential Advising Skill(s):
- Understand, communicate, and know how to locate programmatic and curricular information
- Evaluate and communicate student's progress toward a degree within the context of the student's academic and career goals
Student Learning Outcome(s):
- Understands and appreciates the role of the breadth component of the degree
- Understands the curricular requirements for her/his degree program
- Formulates and revises degree plans and selects appropriate courses based on academic goals