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Day One: Monday 22 March, 2021

Opening Ceremony

MASTER OF CEREMONIES: Ms Lynette Joseph-Brown
Chair, Academic Advising & Mentoring in Higher Education Symposium Committee

WELCOME REMARKS: Ms Lynette Joseph-Brown
Symposium Chair

OPENING REMARKS: Prof. lndar Ramnarine
Deputy Principal, The UWI, St. Augustine Campus

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Dr Sandra Reid
Deputy Dean and Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry,
Faculty of Medical Sciences, The UWI, St. Augustine Campus
"Interrogating and Integrating Academic Advising and Mentoring in Higher Education"

9:00am - 9:45am
BREAK 9:45am - 9:50am

INDIVIDUAL PAPER SESSION 1:
Academic Advising in Higher Education
Ignite session - Students sharing experiences in Covid-19

SESSION CHAIR: Dr Dianne Thurab-Nkhosi
Senior Programme Officer, Quality Assurance Unit, Office of the Vice Chancellery, The UWI, St. Augustine Campus

Greg-Louis Austin & Cynthia Onyefulu
University of Technology, Jamaica
"Undergraduate Students' Perspectives on Academic Advisement in Face-to-Face Programmes offered at a University in Jamaica"

Cathy-Ann Radix, Richelle Adams & Kevin Narinesingh
The UWI, St. Augustine Campus
"Adjusting Academic Advising Practice for an Undergraduate Programme to Increase Advisee Participation and Effectiveness of the Academic Advising Process"

Sylvia Henry & Sonia Mahon
The UWI, Cave Hill Campus
"Customizing an Academic Advisor Training Model: Changing the Culture of Academic Advising within a Caribbean Higher Education Institution"

Hilary Drakes-Morris
The UWI, Open Campus
''An Academic Advising Model for Students in the Online Environment"

Wanda Chesney
University of the Southern Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago
"The Student Advisement and Success Centre: An Integrated Approach to Student Success"

Malini Maharaj, Roxanne Brizan-St. Martin, Ricardo Lalloo, Leon Henry, Daren Conrad & Althea La Foucade
The UWI, St. Augustine Campus
"The Evolution of Academic Advising in the Department of Economics (The UWI, St. Augustine): Towards a Best-Practice"

9:50am - 11:15am
BREAK 11:15am - 11:25am

INDIVIDUAL PAPER SESSION 2:
Mentoring in Higher Education

Ignite session - Students sharing experiences in Covid-19

SESSION CHAIR: Dr Talia Esnard
Sociologist & Head of Department, Behavioural Sciences,
The UWI, St. Augustine Campus

Katija Khan & Sandra Reid
The UWI, St. Augustine Campus
"Mentorship Perceptions and Preferences Among Medical Students"

Dale Miller
The UWI, St. Augustine Campus
"Mentorship: How It Currently Exists and the Importance and Benefits Acquired for Life"

Debra Ferdinand-James, The UWI, St. Augustine Campus
Claudette Medina-Charles, University of Trinidad & Tobago
"Exploring e-Mentoring Thinking and Practice for Graduate Research Supervision in a Caribbean Context: A Mixed Methods Approach"

Margaret Jean Westby
The UWI, St. Augustine Campus
"Dancing to a New Beat: Shifting the Dialogue in Mentoring"

11:25am - 12:35pm
PRIME NATION: Creative Presentation 12:35pm -12:40pm
WRAP UP 12:40pm - 12:45pm
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