This section of the Advisor Handbook contains information on the conceptual components of academic advisement. The conceptual components include the concepts and theories that serve as a framework for academic advisement. These include the definition and theories of advising; role of advising in student development; relationship of advising to student persistence and retention; and the roles and responsibilities of advisors and advisees.
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