ERIC Number: EJ803970
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
Peer Mentoring as an Academic Resource: Or "My Friend Says..."
Maher, JaneMaree; Lindsay, Jo; Peel, Vicki; Twomey, Christina
Australian Universities' Review, v48 n2 p26-29 May 2006
On current projections in could take thirty years for women to be equally represented in the academic workplace. Traditional methods of mentoring by senior staff often seem relics of an earlier era, but here a group of more junior academics reflect on the success of a peer-mentoring exercise which helped transform their first experience of sabbatical.
Descriptors: Mentors, College Faculty, Peer Relationship, Sabbatical Leaves, Womens Education, Womens Studies, Social Support Groups, Foreign Countries, Research Skills
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Australia