The purpose of this study was to examine which of the two dominant advising approaches, prescriptive (advisor focused) or developmental (relational focused), academically underprepared students prefer and to determine if this student population's advising relationships, experiences, and activities contribute to their level of satisfaction and their intent to persist at the participating university the following semester. Data were obtained in two ways: Firstly, 310 students enrolled in developmental (099) courses during the fall 2007 semester participated in completion of the Academic Advising Inventory (AAI), Parts I-V. Secondly, from the 310 students surveyed, 25 of these students voluntarily participated in one-to-one interviews which provided additional insight and personal feedback about their advising experience and its significance to their intention to persist at the institution the following semester. Results revealed a statistically significant difference (... Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 2:21 AM Subject: [Fwd: Use of the AAI] agt; agt; From: aquot;Roger Winstonaquot; alt;rwinston2(gagt;, bellsouth.netagt; agt; Date: 2007/07/26 Thu AM 09:1 1:21 EDT ... On the Preface of the manual on Nacada!s website, it statedanbsp;...
|Title||:||First-year Academically Underprepared Students' Judgments of Their Perceived Academic Advising Needs and Preferences and Their Level of Satisfaction and Intention to Persist at the University of Southern Mississippi|
|Author||:||Jennifer Lorean Ducksworth|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|