From Teaching to Mentoring: Principles and Practice, Dialogue and Life in Adult Education

From Teaching to Mentoring: Principles and Practice, Dialogue and Life in Adult Education

by Lee Herman, Alan Mandell
     
 

The book discusses what mentoring is, and why it is now so much in demand. Drawing upon two decades of extensive research and practice, and using a variety of illuminating case studies, the authors offer a stimulating and thorough examination of mentoring, integrating theory and practice throughout. It will be invaluable to anyone involved in the teaching of adults in… See more details below

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The book discusses what mentoring is, and why it is now so much in demand. Drawing upon two decades of extensive research and practice, and using a variety of illuminating case studies, the authors offer a stimulating and thorough examination of mentoring, integrating theory and practice throughout. It will be invaluable to anyone involved in the teaching of adults in further and higher education, as well as university administrators, programme directors, and development and training officers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415266178
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/16/2003
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1What is mentoring?1
2The principles of mentoring and the philosophy of dialogue16
3Asking questions44
4Waiting as learning70
5Curriculum as collaborative planning and learning93
6The personal and the academic: dialogue as cognitive love117
7The mentor as learner: habits of work140
8Authenticity and artifice: mentoring in virtual reality168
9Access to and within the academy188
Epilogue: from teaching to mentoring216
Bibliography222
Index227

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