New Directions for Teaching and Learning, Beyond Teaching to Mentoring, No. 85 Spring 2001 / Edition 1

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Overview

As a result of rapid changes affecting higher education, educatorsface continuing challenges to meet their responsibilities and mustreevaluate their interactions with students, both inside andoutside the classroom. This new issue examines how educators mightmentor their students. Covering a variety of disciplines, theauthors discuss how to prepare students for more active andcollaborative learning and how to help students develop differentskills they will need to succeed. They also examine the effect ofchanging demographics, diverse student populations, and changingstudent expectations on mentoring. In the transition to alearning-focused environment with the student at the center of theendeavor, instructors will find this issue a helpful tool as theycontinue to play a major but changing role.

This is the 85th issue of the Jossey-Bass series NewDirections for Teaching and Learning.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787956172
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/23/2001
  • Series: J-B TL Single Issue Teaching and Learning Series, #58
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 5.93 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

REINARZ is currently director of the Academic Advising Center forthe College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LS&A) at theUniversity of Michigan. She is also the director of Inteflex, ajoint program of the college and the University of Michigan MedicalSchool. As an adjunct associate professor of biology, she currentlyteaches a class on infectious diseases as part of the LS&AFirst Year Seminar Program. A recipient of the 1990 CarskiFoundation Outstanding Teaching Award for the American Society ofMicrobiology, she has also published in the areas of undergraduatecurriculum reform, and careers for science majors and academicadvising. ERIC R. WHITE is executive director of the Division ofUndergraduate Studies and affiliate assistant professor ofeducation at the Pennsylvania State University. He has beenpresident of the Association of Deans and Directors of UniversityColleges and Undergraduate Divisions. He has held elected andappointed positions in the National Academic Advising Associationand is currently treasurer of that organization. In 1998 theDivision of Undergraduate Studies won the Oustanding InstitutionalAdvising Award in recognition of innovative and exemplary practicein academic advising.

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Table of Contents

1. Mentoring as Metaphor: An Oppurtunity for Innovation and RenewalDiane M. Emerson
2. Teaching Key Competencies in Liberal Arts Education Edie N.Goldenberg
3. Mentoring for the Health Professions Timothy R. B. Johnson,Philip D. Settimi, and Juliet L. Rogers
4. Mentoring in the Technical Disciplines: Fostering a Broader Viewof Education, Career, and Culture In and Beyond the Workplace RoseM. Marra, Robert N. Pangborn
5. International Study for Outstanding Students: A Case Study MaryGage
6. Mentoring Undergraduates with Professional and Liberal ArtsGoals: The Mass Communication Experience Jeremy Cohen
7. Full Human Presence: A Guidepost to Mentoring UndergraduateScience Students Brian P. Coppola
8. Promoting Understanding of Diversity Through MentoringUndergraduate Students Margaret Scisney-Matlock, John Matlock
9. Educating the Practitioner: Strategies for Focusing on theStudent in the Undergraduate Business Curriculum E. R.Melander
10. Mentoring Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Courses Timothy L.Killeen
11. The Transformation of Teaching Graham B. Spanier

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