Wolverine Track

Hi All,

Just  a reminder that Wolverine will be down for a scheduled upgrade beginning tomorrow, July 1st.  We anticipate this downtime may last through July 6th, but possibly extending into July 7th. We will let you know if it is completed sooner than anticipated.

This will only affect Wolverine Track, you will still have access to UVLink and can advise students from their academic transcript.  Thanks for your patience!

Wolverine Track Team

 

This Week’s Training Sessions

Greetings,

For the week of June 29- July 3 the Advisor Training and Development office is offering the following training sessions:

Monday, June 29, 2015: 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Title: Career Advising: Student Development Theory (1 AEU) Facilitator: Dave Belt, Advisement Training Coordinator

Description: Part two of three career advising approaches. This training is from The Handbook of Career Advising from NACADA. By attending all three parts, you will receive your own copy of this book at no cost. This workshop will focus on an introduction to student development concepts and discussion of major student development theories. In this session we will bring together the concepts that student development theory provides to guide advisors as they support students in the career development process.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015: 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Title: Academic Advising Approaches- Advising as Coaching (1 AEU) Facilitator: Clint Moser, Advisement Technology Coordinator

Description: Part two of three academic advising approaches. In this session we will discuss the three levels of Advising as Coaching: The Developmental Program, The Individual Session, and The Decision Facilitation Process. This session will include the evaluation of two scenarios, and several Advising-as-Coaching questions that can be put to immediate use in your everyday advising practice.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015:  1:00- 3:00 p.m.

Title: Using the MBTI in Personal & Professional Development (2 AEUs) Facilitator: Wade Oliver, Director of Advisor Training and Development

Description: The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is the most well-known personality assessment in the world. This session will cover how the MBTI can be helpful in our personal and professional development as we work with others and seek to understand ourselves. Participants are encouraged to bring their MBTI type information with them to the session, but it is not required. If you have not taken the MBTI and/or would like to complete the MBTI again in preparation for this session, please contact Wade Oliver (wade.oliver@uvu.edu x8480) no less than two days prior to the session, and he will get you set up to take it free.

As a friendly reminder, all of these sessions count as AEU’s towards Advisor Certification/Continued Certification and are available for signup in the Advisor Training Registration system.

https://webapp.uvu.edu/advisortraining/acs

Sessions are held in the Advisor Training Lab (LC306).

Hope to see you there!

 

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New Online Course – RUS367G-X01 – The History of Russian Film

Dear students and Advisors!

This Fall 2015 semester, take advantage of an on-line course – RUS367G-X01 – The History of Russian Film!

This is an on-line course that will satisfy your G/I credit!

There is no prior knowledge of Russian language, history or culture necessary and all of the films have subtitles.

This course is a survey of Russian film history from the silent era to the post-Soviet period (2000). The goal is to develop a student’s knowledge of Russian / Soviet cinema in its historical and cultural context with a concentration on the development of relevant genres, major directors and styles. We will study visual media with special attention paid to the embedded cultural discourse that can only be understood with references to Russian history, language, and cultural identity. This cultural discourse is explored in Russia’s depiction of and relationship with its past, present and future.

Films to be watched and discussed include:

Battleship Potemkin                

Sergei Eisenstin, 1925

The End of St Petersburg                  

Vladimir Pudovkin, 1927

Man with a Movie Camera       

Dziga Vertov, 1929

Circus                   

Grigorii Aleksandrov, 1936

Ivan the Terrible, part 1

Sergei Eisenstein, 1943

The Cranes are Flying             

Mikhail Kalatozov, 1957

Ballad of a Soldier 

Grigorii Chukarai, 1959

I Walk Around Moscow

Grigorii Danielia, 1963

Solaris                            

Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears  

Vladimir Menshov, 1979

Oblomov               

Nikita Mikhalkov, 1980

Taxi Blues              

Pavel Lungin, 1990

History of Russian Film GI – 25087 – RUS 367G – X01

Frederick H. White

Associate Vice-President – Engaged Learning

Utah Valley University

Ph: 801-706-1525

 

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Evaluation of 2015 Annual UVU Advisement Conference

Sorry for the delay on this survey!  Please take a few moments to share your thoughts on our last UVU advisor conference we had up at Heber by clicking on the following link and answering the questions.  If the survey does not include something you would like to include as a comment please feel free to email me or Wade directly.

http://uvu.qualtrics.com//SE/?SID=SV_8Agf3SRvCvydkhf

Thanks,

Scott Childs

Utah Valley University

Academic Advisor – Woodbury School of Business

 

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Take BESC 4030: Program Evaluation in 2nd block

The instructor for this class has offered to waive the prerequisites for UVU employees.  This course would be perfect for any advisors who have been wanting to do research on the effectiveness of their programs but haven’t known where to begin.

If you feel this course would be a good professional development opportunity, please talk to your supervisor about taking it.  It’s offered in second block on MWF from 8-9:45am.  And remember, you can always audit the course if you don’t want to take it for graded credit!  Just be sure to register soon.

Here is the course description:

Provides practical guidance for conducting an evaluation study from its inception, through the planning stage, to research design, data collection,  data analysis and the reporting, dissemination, and application of conclusions.

Giovana Alisa

 

 

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This Week’s Training Sessions

Greetings,

For the week of June 22-26 the Advisor Training and Development office is offering the following training sessions:

Tuesday, June 23: 1:00-2:00 PM

Title: Academic Advising Approaches- Advising as Teaching (1 AEU)
Facilitator:
Dave Belt, Advisement Training Coordinator
Description:
Part one of three academic advising approaches. We have heard the NACADA tagline, “Advising is Teaching,” many times, but what does it really mean? In the first section of Academic Advising Approaches, Jayne Drake discusses advising as teaching and the advisor as teacher in theory and in practice. This session will provide advisors with ten strategies for demonstrating care and concern for students.

Wednesday, June 24: 10:00 – 11:00 PM

Title: Career Advising Competencies (1 AEU)
Facilitator:
Clint Moser, Advisement Technology Coordinator
Description: 
Part one of three career advising approaches. This training is from The Handbook of Career Advising from NACADA.  By attending all three parts, you will receive your own copy of this book at no cost. This workshop will focus on the knowledge and competencies required for effective career advising. We will discuss the conceptual, informational, relational, and personal competencies required to engage in career advising with students.

Thursday, June 25: 1:00-2:00 PM

Title: Helping Students Transition from High School to the College Mindset (1 AEU)

Facilitator: Dave Belt, Advisement Training Coordinator

Description: In this session we will discuss the main distinctions between high school and college, including the differences in student body, requirements, organization of classes, and differences in teaching. You are encouraged to come prepared to share some of your own thoughts on how you were successful in navigating through your first year experiences in college, as well as ways in which you, as an advisor, have helped students improve self-efficacy and successfully transition to meet the new expectations as a college student.

As a friendly reminder, all of these sessions count as AEU’s towards Advisor Certification/Recertification and are currently available for signup in the Advisor Training Registration system.

https://webapp.uvu.edu/advisortraining/acs

Sessions are held in the Advisor Training Lab (LC306).

Hope to see you there

Wolverine Track Scheduled Downtime/Upgrade

Hi Everyone,

Please note that Wolverine Track will be down beginning July 1st for a scheduled upgrade. We expect this downtime may last through July 6th, but possibly extending into July 7th. We will let you know if it is completed sooner than anticipated.

We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you so much for your patience and understanding. As always, please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,

Wolverine Track Team

Kris Clayton ext. 7559

Heather Preece ext. 6955

Chelsey Darrington ext. 8417

 

wolverinetrack@uvu.edu

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This Week’s Training Sessions

Greetings,

For the week of June 15-19 the Advisor Training and Development office is offering the following training sessions:

Monday, June 15: 10: 00 – 11:00 AM

Title: Creative Thinking for Advisors (1 AEU)

Facilitator: Wade Oliver, Director of Advisor Training and Development

Description: In harmony with the premise put forth by NACADA that “Academic advising is integral to fulfilling the teaching and learning mission of higher education” and that “academic advising has three components: curriculum (what advising deals with), pedagogy (how advising does what it does), and student learning outcomes (the result of academic advising)”, this session will focus on an example of an advising pedagogy. This session seeks to apply elements of the Creative Thinking module from the CLSS 1000 textbook by Constance Staley called “FOCUS: on college success.”  After a short introduction to Creative Thinking, this session will consist primarily of discussion by the participants about ways to incorporate creative thinking principles into the advising construct.

Tuesday, June 16: 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Title: Training Refresher: Wolverine Track (1 AEU)

Facilitator: Clint Moser, Advisement Technology Coordinator

Description: This training provides in-depth training on Wolverine Track and includes the following training outcomes: Participants will be able to: 1) Learn about information provided and Navigating Wolverine Track, 2) Demonstrate effective advising and counseling skills, 3) Encourage and assist students to define and integrate their educational and career goals, 4) Identify and participate in ongoing development opportunities, 5) Effectively navigate the website in order to find information necessary to advise students. 6) Effectively navigate UVLINK, be able to modify it and effectively use the forms, including the “How to change a Major” form 7) Using training handouts and materials to effectively navigate and use Banner Online Services to advise students.

Wednesday, June 17: 1:00-2:30 PM

Title: UAA Conference Debriefing Discussion  (1.5 AEUs)
Facilitator:
Wade Oliver, Director of Advisor Training and Development
Description:
With a number of UVU advisors attending the UAA Conference this year, this session is scheduled to allow the attendees to gather to debrief the conference sessions they attended. If you attended this year’s conference or just have an interest in what those who did attend have to share, please plan to attend this debriefing meeting.

As a friendly reminder, all of these sessions count as AEU’s towards Advisor Certification/Recertification and are currently available for signup in the Advisor Training Registration system.

https://webapp.uvu.edu/advisortraining/acs

We hope to see you there!

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