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ERIC Number: ED316539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 9
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Mentoring and Networking Techniques Used in Montana State University's Teacher Preparation Program.
Herbster, Douglas; And Others
Student teachers at Montana State University are exposed to the elementary techniques of mentoring and networking in the educational environment. This paper discusses the benefits of the program and explains the process of initiating an individual's own mentorship program. The paper lists attributes of a good mentor, offers advice on choosing a mentor, and notes rewards for being a mentor. The section on networking includes guidelines for building a network of people who can be of help in changing jobs or careers, improving job performance in the present career, or advancing in the present career. It is pointed out that the three vital parts to good networking are visibility, familiarity, and image. Suggestions are made on how to develop in these areas. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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