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Academic Advising Obstacles from Perspective Academic Advisor Staff and College Students'

Eman Abd ElAlim Etway

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15520/ijnd.2017.vol7.iss3.196.01-11

Abstract


Higher education in the faculties of nursing faces many academic advising challenges, including changing student demographics, advancing technologies, shrinking resources, and declining public confidence. For many years, postsecondary reform agendas have beckoned colleges and universities to focus intentionally on undergraduate learning and success to address these challenges. Aim: investigate the obstacles of academic advising and suggestion for managing these obstacles from the perspective of the academic advisors staff and college students advising. Design: Cross sectional descriptive design was utilized in this study. Tools: Three tools were used for data collection: the tool was developed and constructed by the investigator based on literature review. Results: highly statistical significant difference between students and academic advisors perception related to administrative system obstacles and suggestion for managing academic advising obstacles and no significant differences between the collage student's perceptions of administrative system obstacles and the number of academic meeting. Conclusion: The study findings conclude that there was high perception of collage students' related to administrative system obstacles, and high perception of academic advisors related to college student obstacles and high perception of cadmic advisors related to suggestion to manage the cadmic advising obstacles than students' perceptions. Recommendations: It is recommended that the faculty administration should design plans to improve the quality of academic advisors by hiring and retaining superior advising personnel and enhancing the skills of those excellent academic advisors

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