Recommendations about classroom practice, office hours, individual advising and mentoring, directing project teams, or organizational advising. Click on the links below to see the full contents of the recommendations and publications that support these recommendations.
Faculty and staff advisors must take an active role in over-sight of student organization leadership and activities and develop understanding of the cultural issues and tensions inherent in the organizations.
Foster a collegial and inclusive department culture of faculty who demonstrate a genuine interest in students’ academic futures and provide encouragement.Encourage students to adopt mastery oriented goals instead of performance oriented goals.
Engineering student advisors need to be aware of and often mediate students’ perceptions of required outside-of-major courses (e.g. calculus and physics) and faculty that can undermine student confidence and their commitment to an engineering degree.