For Academic Advisors

For Academic Advisors

 

Advanced Scheduling Training for Undergraduate Academic Advisors -- click HERE (updated 3/2015) (if link does not work, copy/paste into your browser window: http://my.brainshark.com/2015-Spring-Academic-Advising-for-Advanced-Scheduling-160868348). 

  • IF you completed Advanced Scheduling Training in Fall 2014 AND completed the diagnostic exercise with a score of 100%, you are not required to complete this refresher course. You are encouraged to do so, though!
  • IF you did not complete Advanced Scheduling Training in Fall 2014 OR completed the diagnostic exercise with a score of less than 100%, you should complete this refresher course and the diagnostic exercise. 
  • The training takes approx. 20 minutes. It is indexed for easy future reference. 
  • IF you advise only graduate students, you do not need to complete this training.

How to Read a RACR -- click HERE (updated 3/2015) (if link does not work, copy/paste into your browser window: http://my.brainshark.com/How-to-Read-a-RACR-745517732).

  • All undergraduate Academic Advisors use RACR (Racer Academic Completion Report) to track student progress to degree and to advise effectively.
  • The training takes under 10 minutes. It is indexed for easy future reference.
  • Assistance with RACR: msu.racr@murraystate.edu.

 

MAP-Works Basics -- click HERE (updated 3/2015) (if link does not work, copy/past into your browser window: http://my.brainshark.com/MAP-Works-Basics-748098592).

  • MAP-Works is a retention tool that can provide an Academic Advisor with valuable input on student progress, success, challenges.
  • Faculty and Academic Advisors use MAP-Works to submit Referrals for students with academic or other difficulties. 
  • MAP-Works reports include Academic Updates, midterm grades, and a wealth of other information. 
  • Assistance with MAP-Works: msu.retentionoffice@murraystate.edu

 

Academic Advising Checklist -- Undergraduate -- click HERE (updated 3/2015)

  • Checklist provides information on preparing for and completing undergraduate Academic Advising.
  • Assistance with Academic Advising: contact your Department Chair or Program Coordinator or Dr. Barbara Cobb, Coordinator of Academic Advising bcobb@murraystate.edu.
 

 

                       

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