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View Resource Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering

The mentor relationship between teacher and student was once an essential part of academic training. In the latter half of the twentieth century, this type of relationship diminished as large universities placed more emphasis on research, and faculty responded by turning some attention away from their students. This publication seeks to stimulate a renewed interest in bringing mentoring back into...

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View Resource The Electronic Emissary

The Electronic Emissary is "a Web-based telementoring service and resource center" where K-12 teachers and students can locate mentors who are experts in various disciplines in order to assist in "curriculum-based electronic exchanges among the teachers, their students, and the mentors." Interactions take place through electronic mail, web forum, chat, and teleconferencing exchanges and typically...

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