Academic Advising Nbr. 07 - College Student Development

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Academic Advising in higher education today is a complex process requiring knowledge about the informational, relational, and conceptual components of advising. Advisors use specialized knowledge and skills to help their students achieve their educational goals while encouraging their behavioral and intellectual development. --- This quiz covers categories and types of Student Development Theories.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name four categories of Student Development Theories that are applicable to Academic Advising.
    • A. 

      Structural, Diversity, Experiential Learning, and Personalism

    • B. 

      Psychosocial Theories, Cognitive-Structural Theories, Typology Theories, and Person-Environment Theories

    • C. 

      Perry's Theory of Intellectual and Ethical Development, Chickering's Theory of Identity Development, Kolb's Theory of Experiential Learning, and Schlossberg's Transition Theory

    • D. 

      The Practice-to-Theory-to-Practice Model, The Grounded Formal Theory Model, The Cube, and The Developmental Intervention Model

    • E. 

      Foreclosure, Moratorium, Diffusion, and Achievement

  • 2. 
    Select the answer that lists the models that link theory and practice.
    • A. 

      Foreclosure, Moratorium, Diffusion, and Achievement

    • B. 

      Process Models and Procedural Models

    • C. 

      Psychosocial, Cognitive-Structural, Typology, and Person-Environment

    • D. 

      The Practice-to-Theory-to-Practice Model, The Grounded Formal Theory Model, The Cube, and The Developmental Intervention Model

    • E. 

      Dualism, Multiplicity, Relativism, and Commitment

  • 3. 
    Name two types of models that link theory and practice.
    • A. 

      Public and Private Models

    • B. 

      Student-Centered and Advisor-Centered Models

    • C. 

      Process and Procedural Models

    • D. 

      Theoretical and Practical Models

    • E. 

      Cognitive and Psychosocial Models

  • 4. 
    Which is the famous equation by Kurt Lewin?
    • A. 

      E = M x C-squared

    • B. 

      I = f(S x A)

    • C. 

      If A + B = C then B + A = C

    • D. 

      B = f(P x E)

    • E. 

      Energy = Mass times the speed of light squared

  • 5. 
    Which of the following did Knefelkamp identify as valid questions for evaluating the utility of theory? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      On what population is the theory based? How was the theory developed?

    • B. 

      Is the theory descriptive?

    • C. 

      Is the theory explanatory? Is the theory prescriptive?

    • D. 

      Is the theory popular? Is the theory supported by recognized authorities in higher education?

    • E. 

      Is the theory heuristic? Is the theory useful in practice?

  • 6. 
    Psychosocial Theory... (Choose all that apply) (answers are from the textbook: Student Development in College)
    • A. 

      Describes a sequence of developmental tasks or stages confronted by adults when their biology and psychology converge and qualitatively change their thinking, feeling, behaving, valuing, and relating to others and oneself.

    • B. 

      Says that human development continues throughout the life span and that a basic underlying psychosocial structure guides this development.

    • C. 

      Is based upon the theories of Sigmund Freud.

    • D. 

      Examines individual's personal and interpersonal lives.

    • E. 

      Examines the content of development -- the important issues they face as their lives progress.

  • 7. 
    Cognitive-Structural Theory... (Choose all that apply) (answers are from the textbook: Student Development in College)
    • A. 

      Examine individual differences in how people view and relate to the world.

    • B. 

      Illuminates the way people think about religion and politics.

    • C. 

      Stress the importance of heredity and environment in intellectual development.

    • D. 

      Says that a developmental crisis, or turning point, in the person's life is associated with each stage.

    • E. 

      Reveals the various ways people develop cognitively.

  • 8. 
    Typology Theories... (Choose all that apply) (answers are from the textbook: Student Development in College)
    • A. 

      Examine individual differences in how people view and relate to the world.

    • B. 

      Study the interaction between a person and their environment.

    • C. 

      Stress that individual differences are good and healthy for the community.

    • D. 

      Says that a developmental crisis, or turning point, in the person's life is associated with each stage.

    • E. 

      Can be very effective in making dorm room and work assignments.