The Advisor Learning Program is designed to augment the professional development of WSU Academic Advisors in their work with students. Provided as a collaborative effort between the Academic Success & Career Center and Human Resource Services, this program is comprised of courses that expand both the technical and relational aspects of effective academic advising.
Last updated: 5/28/2019
These courses must be completed by all Academic Advisors
Foundations of Academic Advising: Part 1
In this course participants explore the foundation of advising, basic tools and knowledge needed to assist students through their academic advising experience. It provides hands-on opportunities including in-depth information about the tools and resources available to advisors at WSU.
Foundations of Academic Advising: Part 2
This course further explores the foundations of advising and expands upon the knowledge gained through Foundations of Academic Advising Part 1. It provides participants with opportunities, through case studies and interactive activities, to build upon their knowledge of how to communicate effectively with students in an advising session. Participants also learn about the variety of resources available for students in order to make effective referrals.