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Jan 28 - Apr 14, 2016
Online 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Every Thursday
Faculty Knowledge Essentials, Pedagogy: How people learn

Research Mentor Training

In this course, participants will work with a community of peers to develop and improve their mentoring skills. By the end of the seminar, participants should be able to clearly articulate a personal mentoring philosophy to anyone inside or outside their discipline, and describe multiple strategies for dealing with mentoring challenges. The seminar will address the following topics:

  • Aligning Expectations and Assessing Competencies
  • Promoting Professional Development
  • Maintaining Effective Communication
  • Broadening Mentor/Mentee Experiences through Role-Play
  • Enhancing Intercultural Awareness
  • Fostering Equity and Inclusion in the Research Context
  • Fostering Independence
  • Cultivating Ethical Behavior
  • and Articulating a Mentoring Philosophy and Plan