Abstract

This research project examined students’ perceptions of academic advising through an online survey method at select two-year colleges within the Minnesota State College and University System. The purpose of this research was to build upon scant existing research relating to student satisfaction with academic advising models utilized by individual colleges. The purpose was to also identify the academic advising model preferred by students. The sample for this research consisted of 177 students enrolled at two-year state community and technical colleges. Outcomes indicated a preference for the developmental model of academic advising. Outcomes also indicated that the developmental model of academic advising was reported to be commonly utilized by the colleges participating in the research.

Advisor

Jason Kaufman

First Committee Member

Brian Fors

Second Committee Member

Timothy Berry

Third Committee Member

Alexandra Panahon

Date of Degree

2016

Language

english

Document Type

Dissertation

Degree

Doctor of Education (EdD)

Department

Educational Leadership

College

Education

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Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

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