Improving academic advising: a case study

The purposeof this study was to investigate the proposals of advisors and students for improving academic advising. The 287 academic advisors and 735 students from different departments participated in this study. Students and academic advisors were asked to state their proposals on how to improve the effectiveness of the presentacademic advising system at METU. The proposals obtained from academic advisors and students were qualitatively analysed regardless of studentgrade level and academic advisors' department or faculty. Based on the analysis of data, the suggestions of students and academic advisors were grouped under several headings such as flow of information, who should be an academic advisor, responsibilities and load of advisors, and the use of technology in advising process. The results of the studyare discussed in light of available previous research findings
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A. G. Demir and A. Ok, “Improving academic advising: a case study,” pp. 57–64, 2001, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: