Together Achieving Academic Excellence
Welcome to the student advising of New Educare Institute of Healthcare (NEIH). At New Educare Institute of Healthcare we see student advising as a support service to the student, making available the best possible guidance tools, to assist him/her in making life choices which will be personally rewarding and fulfilling.
Goals of the Advising Process
Effective academic advising requires a partnership between the advisee and adviser. The advising process is characterized by an assortment of tangible and intangible goals that the advisor can assist their advisee in achieving. Each goal of the academic advising process is appropriately focused around the academic and intellectual development of the advisee. It is rare that an advisee enters the school knowledgeable of the academic goals with which they plan to graduate. As a result, it is important that as the advisee matriculates they should explore the program to develop an appreciation and curiosity to further solidify their academic goals. There are many experiences, resources, and opportunities that exist at the school and the advisor can serve as a person to communicate those to the advisee.
When students meet with their advisors, they come with varying needs and expectations. Generally, students want the following from an advisor:
Advisement in New Educare Institute of Healthcare is:
Developmental advising for adult learners suits the characteristics of andragogy (adult learning) that
Bash (2003) outlines in his book Adult Learners in the Academy.
Adults as learners and as advisees:
Utilizing the developmental theory of advising along with principles of andragogy, advisors can:
SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS IN NEW JERSEY
WHAT IS A STUDENT?
A STUDENT is the most important person in any educational institution.
A STUDENT is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him/her.
A STUDENT is not an interruption of our work. He/she is the purpose of it.
A STUDENT does us a favor when he/she enrolls. We are not doing him/her a favor by serving him/her.
A STUDENT is a part of our work--not an outsider.
A STUDENT is not just a statistic. He/she is a flesh and blood human being with feelings and emotions like us.
A STUDENT is a person who comes to us with his/her needs or wants. It is our job to fill them.
A STUDENT is deserving of the most courteous and attentive treatment we can give him/her.
A STUDENT is the life blood of this and every other educational institution.