Developing a Successful Academic Coaching Program
Presented by Natasha Ziegler who is the Assistant Director of Academic Success in the Center for Academic Achievement office at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) in Fort Myers, Florida.
Many institutions and student success programs are fast recognizing the value of academic coaching, which goes beyond subject tutoring to focus on the student’s entire learning experience and important soft skills that can help them be more successful in college and beyond.
In this session, we’ll discuss the theories, practices, and philosophies that can influence an Academic Coaching program structure and how to incorporate them into staff training. Some of the theories, practices, and philosophies that will be discussed include:
- Carl Roger’s unconditional positive regard
- Solutions-Based Focused Therapy
- Appreciative Advising
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