Table 6: [Conversation] Mentoring (Undergraduates and Graduate) Students in Research


  • Facilitator: Laurence Bray



*No special preparation required*àWelcome 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.ààNot sure what to talk about?ààHere are some conversation starters:
  • Share a little about yourselves:à

    • 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? àWhy 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?ààSubmit through this link and we'll upload it after the conference:ààStill have questions?ààLeave a post it note on the table sign at the end of the Share-a-thon or email your questions toàstearns@gmu.eduàààADDITIONAL RESOURCES:à