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RIA # 160: Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto and Dr. Stephen Jenkins on Academic Advising Online

Stephen Jenkins

On this episode, guest host Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto, is joined by Stephen Jenkins. Stephen is the Interim Executive Director of University Housing and Dining Services at Oregon State University. He has 18 years of experience in higher education student affairs at several institutions. Stephen recently completed his Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership – Post-secondary Education. For his dissertation, he studied the academic advising experiences and learning of online learners.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Academic Advising for Online Learners [00:00-11:19]

In this first segment, Stephen shares about the background research on online academic advising.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Methodological Approach [11:20-23:19]

In segment two, Stephen discusses the theoretical background and methodological approach.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

  • Crookston, B. B. (1972). A developmental view of academic advising as teaching, Journal of College Student Personnel, 13(1), 12-17.
  • O’Banion, T. (1994). An academic advising model. NACADA Journal14(2), 10-16.
  • Smith, C. L., & Allen, J. M. (2006). Essential functions of academic advising: What students want and get. NACADA Journal 26(1), pp. 56-66.

Segment 3: Overall Findings and Implications [23:20-38:50]

In segment three, Stephen shares about his overall findings in his research on academic advising for online learners.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-04:08]: Using Existing Data and Lessons Learned

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