ERIC Number: EJ1121310
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Nov
Giving Back: Mentoring Others as You Were Mentored
Cramer, Sharon F.
College and University, v91 n4 p37-40 Nov 2016
When a person looks back at critical career moments in higher education either as a student, teacher, or staff member, they likely recall people who went out of their way to provide advice when they were unsure or uneasy. This article reaches out to those who are considering becoming a mentors. It provides guidance for beginning a mentoring relationship, and provides exercises to help novice mentors take on those responsibilities.
Descriptors: Mentors, Higher Education, Individual Characteristics, Reflection, Planning, College Faculty, Teacher Role
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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