The O'Banion Model of Academic Advising: An Integrative Approach

  title={The O'Banion Model of Academic Advising: An Integrative Approach},
  author={John Dylan Burton and Kathy Wellington},
  journal={NACADA Journal},
The authors examine the O'Banion model of academic advising before presenting a variation of it that is both nonlinear and holistic. Applying O'Banion's five dimensions— a) exploration of life goals, b) exploration of vocational goals, c) program choice, d) course choice, and e) scheduling options—to two case studies, the authors demonstrate how an advisor and advisee may cover all aspects of the O'Banion model in a natural, fluid manner. 

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