Table 6: [Conversation] Mentoring (undergraduates and graduate) students in research

Facilitator: Laurence Bray

Session Information

Year: 2017 | Time: 8:00-9:00am (Share-a-thon) | Location: Johnson Center (Dewberry Hall)

Abstract

*No special preparation required* Welcome to ITL and this table! Join your fellow Mason instructors to informally discuss this table's topic. At the table, you will find desk copies of related resources (digital versions are available below), and an experienced Mason colleague who has experience and strategies related to this topic.  Not sure what to talk about?  Here are some conversation starters:
  • Share a little about yourselves: 

    • Department

    • Years at Mason

    • Courses you are teaching

    • What excites you about teaching?

  • What brought you to this table?

  • Do you use a mentoring plan document with your students?  Why or why not?

  • How often do you meet with students?

  • What are your meetings like?

  • How do you motivate students?

Have an example or resource to share?  Submit through this link and we'll upload it after the conference: http://library.gmu.edu/publishing/submit Still have questions?  Leave a post it note on the table sign at the end of the Share-a-thon or email your questions to stearns@gmu.edu   ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: 

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