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ERIC Number: ED468829
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Oct
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
Mentoring by Modem. Connect for Kids: Guidance for Grown-Ups.
Newberger, Julee
This article describes the use of an eMentoring program by the Orphan Foundation of America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping young people move out of foster care and into adult life. The eMentoring program, which allows youth and their mentors to communicate via e-mail, helps foster youth prepare for work life by matching them with mentors based on their professional interests. The article includes highlights of the eMentoring process and a discussion of the benefits and risks of mentoring through e-mail. (GCP)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Benton Foundation, Washington, DC.