What is a mentor?
A nurturing process in which a more skilled or experienced person, serving as a role model, teaches, sponsors, encourages, counsels and befriends a less skilled or less experienced person for the purpose of promoting the latter’s professional and/or personal development. (Anderson and Shannon, 1995; p178).
What is Mentoring in HE?
• Contribute positively to the undergraduate’s experience in Higher Education
• Improves knowledge, performance and skills
• Identity and the notion of “community” of practice
• Emphasis upon mentoring “success and retention” (Andrews, and Clark, 2011; McCary et al, 2011; Sanders and Higham, 2012; Snowden, 2013; Thomas, 2012)
• increased level of support
• resources and support services and promote a sense of belonging
• Productive use of time, best use of the resources access to “inside knowledge”
Through the process of
Based upon Barnett and Coate
Mentor Assisted Learning?
Successful Mentor Assisted Learning
Dr Michael Snowden - University of Huddersfield Tel: 01484471837 e-mail: email@example.com
Ms Natalie Lancer- Birkbeck College Tel: 01923 85 0781 email: firstname.lastname@example.org