(3) Developmental Approach to Student Advising: Implications for Teacher Educators

Godfrey Franklin
University of West Florida

James Parker
University of West Florida

Abstract: At a recently established Advising Center in the College of Education at the University of West Florida, a study examined a developmental advising approach. This study suggests that faculty advisors using the developmental approach were perceived as competent and effective. The data from the student survey responses specifically indicate student confidence in the professional attitudes of the trained faculty advisors who provided effective registration, follow-up on student records, and course options for alternative career decisions.

Citation: Franklin, G., & Parker, J. (1996). Developmental approach to student advising: implications for teacher educators. Florida Journal of Educational Research, 36(1), 41-46.

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