Microlearning in Academic Advising

While attending NWeLearn in 2018, I saw a colleague present on effective microlearning modules. The small, concentrated, and well aligned units fit naturally with specific components of academic advising such as registration or navigating campus resources. This is a collection of my microlearning modules designed specifically for my role as an academic advising at Western Oregon University.

Registration

During their summer orientation, all incoming students - both transfer and freshmen - are "taught" how to register for classes. Despite the additional in-person support, guided video, and sample four year plans, students retain very little about the registration process. To combat this problem, I've created a pdf specifically designed to guide students through the registration process quickly and easily.

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Registration Guide PDF (add link)

Registration

During their summer orientation, all incoming students - both transfer and freshmen - are "taught" how to register for classes. Despite the additional in-person support, guided video, and sample four year plans, students retain very little about the registration process. To combat this problem, I've created a pdf specifically designed to guide students through the registration process quickly and easily.

"It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something." - FDR