ERIC defines academic advising as a "decision-making process in which a student and academic adviser use the resources of a postsecondary education institution to analyze and coordinate learning experiences consistent with the student's needs, abilities, interests, values, and goals." This term is not to be confused with "educational counseling" which is the preferred ERIC term for advising that takes place at the secondary school level.
A related term used in the ERIC database is Faculty Advisors, defined as "academic staff members assigned to counsel students in academic and sometimes nonacademic matters."
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Search Terms: The Library Catalogue
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