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ERIC Number: ED518691
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
Mentoring Relationships in Academe: Fostering Engagement through Connection
Gibson, Sharon K.
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What elements are critical in fostering the engagement of two individuals in a mentoring relationship? Based on this phenomenological research on the mentoring experiences of women faculty, a feeling of connection emerged as an essential attribute of these relationships. The findings suggest that HRD professionals should be engaged in providing opportunities for proteges and mentors to develop their own connections to best facilitate the establishment of mentoring relationships in academic institutions. (Contains 1 table.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A