Academic Advising Training Workshop (Sep 2012): Introduction to Academic Advising @ HKU

Introduction to Academic Advising @ HKU (Sep 2012)

Workshop Highlights
Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is designed for academic and academic-related staff, who recently joined the University or have been newly appointed to academic advising responsibilities at HKU.

What is the aim of this workshop?

The overall aim of the workshop is to provide a foundation on the developmental model of academic advising and address specific issues brought forth through the recent implementation of a formal academic advising system at HKU.

What will I learn about?

Some of the topics covered in the workshops are:

  • Key features of the academic advising system at HKU
  • Academic advising foundations and the role of academic advisers
  • Web-based academic advising support in the Student Information System
  • Privacy and legal matters pertaining to academic advising
  • Referral to other University supporting units

When engaging in case studies and experience sharing, you will also have the opportunity to interact with other academic advisers, staff of the Academic Advising Office, and in-house legal counsel.

Workshop Material

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Programme Rundown

Tuesday September 11, 2012
(10:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Run Run Shaw Building, Room 321
10:00–10:15 am
Welcome from the Academic Advising Office and Key Features of the Academic Advising System at HKU

Ms. Katherine Wan, Head, Academic Advising Office, HKU

10:15–10:55 am
Academic Advising Foundations and the Role of Academic Advisers

Dr. Amy Lewis, Academic Adviser, Academic Advising Office, HKU

10:55–11:25 am
Using the Advising Features in the Student Information System (with Live Demonstration)

Mr. Nelson Chau, Administrative Assistant, Academic Advising Office, HKU
Mr. Cliff Chow, IT Manager, Academic Advising Office, HKU

11:25–11:45 am Tea Break
11:45 am –1:00 pm
Academic Advising Case Studies and Experience Sharing

Prof. WK Chan, Associate Dean- Student Affairs, Faculty of Science; Chairman, Academic Advising Committee, HKU
and other experienced Faculty Academic Adviser

Dr. Amy Lewis, Academic Adviser, Academic Advising Office, HKU
Mr. Joe Poon, In-House Legal Counsel, HKU


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