Beyond Mentoring

Beyond Mentoring
Author: Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2016-11-17
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9780081012956

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Beyond Mentoring: A Guide for Librarians and Information Professionals looks at mentorship, mentorship programs, what works, what doesn’t, and different techniques, such as group and peer mentoring. The book considers many aspects of mentoring, various programs, and their successes and failures, going beyond the usual types of mentoring by looking at newer models. An example of the cohort model from the American Library Association Emerging Leader model is included as a case study. In addition, another case study on the Sunshine State leadership Institute provides a toolkit for building your own program. The final section of the book offers perspectives and tools that people can use in designing their own programs. Provides case studies and perspectives from librarians who have been involved in mentoring programs Describes program types that go beyond traditional mentoring, including peer-to-peer and cohort or group mentoring Gives practical advice to help readers apply best practices to their own situations Offers a hands-on perspective of the program design process

Beyond the Myths and Magic of Mentoring

Beyond the Myths and Magic of Mentoring
Author: Margo Murray
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2002-02-28
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9780787959913

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Many managers believe that effective mentoring is most often the lucky result of personal chemistry between two people. But in this book, author Margo Murray lays that myth to rest. Her guide gives you all the expert advice, tools, and case studies you'll need to harness the power of mentoring. Building on the solid principles outlined in the first book, this revised edition adds examples of mentoring from recent publications and the author's client experience. It also includes international examples. It reveals how mentoring can maximize employee productivity and provides information on how to assess organizational needs and link them to the mentoring process. Includes all the information needed to evaluate the effectiveness of a mentoring program.

Beyond Goals

Beyond Goals
Author: Susan David
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2016-04-15
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781317174738

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What is there in developmental relationships beyond setting and striving to achieve goals? The presence of goals in coaching and mentoring programs has gone largely unquestioned, yet evidence is growing that the standard prescription of SMART, challenging goals is not always appropriate - and even potentially dangerous - in the context of a complex and rapidly changing world. Beyond Goals advances standard goal-setting theory by bringing together cutting-edge perspectives from leaders in coaching and mentoring. From psychology to neuroscience, from chaos theory to social network theory, the contributors offer diverse and compelling insights into both the advantages and limitations of goal pursuit. The result is a more nuanced understanding of goals, with the possibility for practitioners to bring greater impact and sophistication to their client engagements. The implications of this reassessment are substantial for all those practicing as coaches and mentors, or managing coaching or mentoring initiatives in organizations.

Mentoring from a Positive Psychology Perspective

Mentoring from a Positive Psychology Perspective
Author: Ann M. Brewer
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 226
Release: 2016-07-28
Genre: Psychology
ISBN: 9783319409832

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This book examines the concept and practice of mentoring, as well as the wider scope and diversity of the mentoring that people can experience in their own life time. With each chapter dedicated to a specific level of mentoring, the book makes clear the impact and value of mentoring not only for the participants themselves but also on the situations in which mentoring occurs and the reverberations, positive and negative, on others outside this relationship. It shows the importance of relationships for people, individually and collectively and clarifies how relationships form the DNA for an inspiring, creative and professional life for the person and the community in which they engage. The book is about how support and skills can be transferred through mentoring to rebuild resilience through positive relationships and community; reconstructing them as we go.

Growing Together

Growing Together
Author: Melissa Kruger
Publsiher: Crossway
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2020-05-11
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9781433568046

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Women in all seasons of life can feel alone, longing for encouragement, guidance, and wisdom from someone who has been there before. They would value the wealth of knowledge and wisdom from older women’s experiences, but often these women don’t feel equipped to offer help. This book is a starting place, meant to be a springboard for mentoring discussions between older and younger women, setting the biblical basis for mentoring from Titus 2 before outlining 11 lessons that guide their time together. Each lesson focuses on a topic such as God’s word, prayer, contentment, temptation, and church, with activities for before, during, and after the mentoring session. Younger and older women will grow together as they use these lessons to walk through life together. Published in partnership with the Gospel Coalition.

Mentoring Away the Glass Ceiling in Academia

Mentoring Away the Glass Ceiling in Academia
Author: Brenda Marina
Publsiher: Lexington Books
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2015-06-10
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781498515313

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Mentoring Away the Glass Ceiling in Academia: A Cultured Critique describes how women of diverse backgrounds perceive their mentoring experiences or the lack of mentoring experiences in the academy. This book provides a space for envisioning strategies and practices to improve mentoring practices and the collegiate environment.

Mentoring New Teachers

Mentoring New Teachers
Author: Hal Portner
Publsiher: Corwin Press
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2008-04-25
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781452280646

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A comprehensive guide for developing successful mentors! In the latest edition of this bestseller, the author draws upon research, experience, and insights to provide an overview of essential mentoring behaviors. Packed with strategies, exercises, and resources, this book examines four critical mentoring functions and gives school leaders, mentors, and staff developers the tools to create a dynamic mentoring program or revitalize an existing one. Features and topics new to this edition include: Classroom observation methods and instruments Teacher mentor standards based on the NBPTS Core Propositions Approaches to mentoring the nontraditional new teacher A guide for careerlong professional development

Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library

Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library
Author: Michelle Reale
Publsiher: American Library Association
Total Pages: 120
Release: 2013-07-26
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9780838996768

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In this book Reale explores the challenges and opportunities involved in recruitment of part-time student workers.

Surgical Mentorship and Leadership

Surgical Mentorship and Leadership
Author: Charles R. Scoggins,Raphael E. Pollock,Timothy M. Pawlik
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 289
Release: 2018-05-30
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9783319711324

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The landscape of academic surgery has become increasingly complex. Young academic surgeons are now confronted with the task of juggling administrative, clinical, educational, and research responsibilities. While decades ago young faculty would look toward a single “triple threat” mentor, trainees and young junior faculty now must assemble a team of mentors who can help him/her craft a career trajectory for success in academia. In addition, with the emergence of team based science and an emphasis on clinical “crew management” faculty now must hone their leadership skills to be effective in the research and clinical environment. While many books focus on specific research or technical surgical topics, there is a need for an accessible, user-friendly text on the subject of surgical mentorship and leadership. In particular, there is a strong desire among trainees and young surgeons to learn about mentorship, as well as define leadership tools. Currently, there is a gap in the market for a definitive reference on surgical leadership and mentorship. This text will provide a comprehensive, state-of-the art definitive reference on surgical mentorship and leadership. The book will provide a practical, useful guide that reviews select topics on leadership and mentorship, as well as provide key information on how to launch a successful “young” surgical career. This text will focus on key points on how to identify mentors, highlight mentor-mentee “pearls”, as well as define key leadership traits in being successful as an academic surgeon. This text will serve as a very useful resource for young surgical faculty, as well as fellows and residents in a broad array of surgical training programs. Chapters will have multiple “call out” boxes to highlight key lessons learned, as well as provide mentorship and leadership “pearls.” All chapters will be written by experts in their field and will include the most up-to-date information from national and international leaders.

A Handbook for Women Mentors

A Handbook for Women Mentors
Author: Carole A. Rayburn
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 297
Release: 2010
Genre: Psychology
ISBN: 9780313366253

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This perceptive and practical guide explores the growing phenomenon of successful women serving as mentors to other women in academia or in professional careers. * Contributors are internationally distinguished scholars from psychology and anthropology who have served as role models and women mentors to countless mentees * Helpful indexes for gender, racial, ethnic, and religious/spiritual issues

Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors

Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors
Author: Richard D. Solomon,Elaine C. Solomon
Publsiher: Wheatmark, Inc.
Total Pages: 338
Release: 2009
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781604942682

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What is in the Toolbox? What is a teacher? What should I be teaching? How do I plan lessons? What are teacher-directed models of teaching? What are student-engaged models of teaching? How do I reach all students? How do I manage student behavior What are the interpersonal, reflection, and observational skills required of a mentor teacher? What is the core knowledge base a mentor needs to have about how one learns to teach? About the Author Having collectively spent over seventy years in teaching students and training teachers in the public school arena, Dr. Richard and Elaine Solomon are now focused on improving Jewish education. They have created a seven-stage career development ladder from madrichim to mentor and expert teacher that can transform how Jewish educators are recruited, developed, and supported.

SAGE Handbook of Mentoring and Coaching in Education

SAGE Handbook of Mentoring and Coaching in Education
Author: Sarah Fletcher,Carol A Mullen
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 568
Release: 2012-02-14
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781473971349

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The knowledge base about mentoring and coaching in education has grown considerably worldwide in the last decade. The very many definitions of mentoring and coaching demand an evidence base to assist with understanding the convergence and distinctions between these concepts, and with situating them in relation to learning. This Handbook is a leading source of ideas and information. It covers national and international research on schools, higher education, and disciplines within and beyond education. The editors draw together contributions and present evidence bases and alternative worldviews in which concepts are both untangled and substantiated. Unique in its coverage, this handbook maps current knowledge and understanding, values and skills underpinning educational mentoring and coaching for learning. Contributors who are leading scholars and practitioners address issues of theory and practice in school, higher education, and other educational contexts, and they set out practical applications of coaching and mentoring for practitioners and researchers. Contributors also address social justice issues, such as those involving traditional and technical forms of mentoring and coaching, democratic and accountability agendas, and institutional and historical patterns of learning. The SAGE Handbook of Mentoring and Coaching in Education is an essential reference for practitioners, researchers, educators, and policymakers. Dr Sarah J Fletcher is an international Educational Research Mentoring and Coaching Consultant and she convenes the Mentoring and Coaching SIG for the British Educational Research Association. Carol A Mullen is Professor and Chair, Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations Department, at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.

Multicultural Mentoring of the Gifted and Talented

Multicultural Mentoring of the Gifted and Talented
Author: Ellis Paul Torrance,Kathy Goff,Neil B. Satterfield
Publsiher: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.
Total Pages: 127
Release: 1998
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781882664399

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This book offers a contemporary view of helping ethnically diverse, economically disadvantaged youth through the use of mentor programs. Including a complete overview of the mentoring program, readers are led through the process of identifying mentors and mentees and developing lasting relationships. Educational Resource

Mentoring in Librarianship

Mentoring in Librarianship
Author: Rebecca Tolley-Stokes
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2011-11-08
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9780786488704

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Both new librarians and those changing directions in the field can benefit greatly from a relationship with a positive and supportive mentor. In this book, public, school, academic, and special librarians, as well as LIS faculty and consultants, offer expertise and wisdom for those wishing to become a mentor or a protégé or to implement a mentoring program. Topics include reasons for choosing mentoring relationships, practical tips on setting up a program, internships, practicums, job shadowing, virtual reference, opportunities for those new to the profession and those in mid-career, and mentoring across disciplines. By sharing their personal successes as well as their failures in mentoring, the 35 contributors offer sound advice backed by years of experience, advice that will aid all librarians who seek guidance or want to guide the future of the library profession.

The Handbook of Mentoring at Work

The Handbook of Mentoring at Work
Author: Belle Rose Ragins,Kathy E. Kram
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 760
Release: 2007-10-09
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781452211251

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…a comprehensive overview of the current state of research, theory and practice drawn from the leading scholars and practitioners who have advanced our understanding of mentoring in the workplace… The Handbook of Mentoring at Work; Research, Theory, and Practice, provides a definitive guide that not only informs the field, but also extends it in three critical ways: Chronicles the current state of knowledge of mentoring and identifies important new areas of research: The Handbook begins with offering an extensive, cutting-edge and in-depth review of core topics in mentoring research, such as diversity in mentoring relationships, learning processes in mentoring relationships, formal mentoring, peer mentoring, socialization and mentoring, leadership and mentoring, dysfunctional mentoring, personality and mentoring, and electronic mentoring. Extends the theoretical horizon of mentoring: The theoretical section of the Handbook builds and extends mentoring theory by drawing on a diverse and rich literature of related theories, such as network theory, adult development theory, relational theory, communication theory, personal change theory, work-family theory and theories of emotional intelligence. Builds a bridge between the practice and study of mentoring: The Handbook includes chapters that address not only formal mentoring programs, but also mentoring practices that relate to leadership development programs, diversity programs and international perspectives. The Handbook is a "must-have" reference for understanding the key debates and issues facing mentoring scholars and practitioners, and provides a theory-driven road map to guide future research and practice in the field of mentoring.