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The Three Competencies of the Mentor Role - The three main competencies of the Mentor Role are "understanding yourself and others, interpersonal communication and developing others" (Hesketh et al pp 4). Because high school students are less experienced the author used this role continually in an effort to develop his students and guide them through their learning experiences. Per Hesketh et al the author must determine his own strengths and weaknesses so he can maximize them. "Your weaknesses can be overcome through self-development" (Hesketh et al....   [tags: Mentor Model Study] 1877 words
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Becoming a Mentor - One thing I believe is a necessity in growing up is having a mentor. Having a mentor is, not only, beneficial for the mentee but also the mentor. Being a mentor is a learning experience for everyone participating, it helps people grow as a person and friendships are created when a bond if formed. Some people might think it's a waste of time for a child or that it'll never work out for a troubled delinquent but based on the research I've done, I have proven them wrong. Through-out this paper I will provide the pros and cons of mentoring and how they affect both mentor and mentee....   [tags: Human Development, Life Skills]
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Report on My Project Mentor - Question 1: What did you learn from the meeting with your Project Mentor, including the presentation that you gave to your Project Mentor. I believed that the mentor has played a very important role during my Research and Analysis Report (RAP). I have benefited from his guidance through out my RAP from choice of topic up till the presentation of my report; which allows me to work confidentially. His guidance to direct my approach proved very helpful to use my time efficiently. I consider mentor’s advice plays an important role as if I succeeded to lay a firm foundation the rest of my project work will be likely to be right on track....   [tags: learning experiences, career choices] 1649 words
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Human Resource Management at Mentor INC - Mentor INC does not encounter any recruitment issue. Volunteer recruitment, then again, is a key system of the Human Resource Management Plan for the accompanying reasons: Turnover around more current volunteers is much higher than more seasoned volunteers. A greater amount of those liable to forget ought to be screened at the enlisting stage. Since more nationals try to be Coach INC volunteers than opportunities are accessible, Coach INC could be more particular in the newcomers it chooses. Mentor INC is progressively performing more customary obligations....   [tags: recruitment, strategic model] 1057 words
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How Important is the Mentor Teacher to the Student Teacher? - 2. Introduction a. Problem statement / Research problem (Question 2) Over the course of their degree studies, student teachers gain valuable theorical knowledge of teaching without really understanding how this knowledge will be practically applied once they enter the classroom for the first time. This is why teaching practicals are of paramount importance: student teachers are afforded an opportunity to put their theory into practice within a controlled environment, under the supervision and guidance of a mentor teacher....   [tags: classroom, lesson plan, management] 2747 words
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The Importance in Having a Mentor for Becoming a Better Leader - ... In fact, I invited her to my daughter’s birthday on the 27th. In fact, through the Global test Malinda and I had many similar answers and scores. The GLOBE test teaches us to understand how strongly we agreed or disagreed with different moral aspects and leadership factors. We both had very similar answers this reassured me that I am on the way top being the best leader. These questions help people to understand how their leadership skills are. The experience I had through week two and four reports helped me understand what I needed for the final mentor report....   [tags: leadership exercise] 582 words
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Companies Must Mentor Relationships and Manage Conflicts - ... Subsequently, “workplace diversity is increasingly viewed as an essential success factor to be competitive in today's marketplace” (Lockwood). The next leadership competency focuses on an employee’s ability to develop others. Developing others “aims to increase the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods. This leadership competency directly relates to the mentor-mentee relationship....   [tags: leadership, team building, career] 1168 words
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New Graduate Nurse Practitioners and the Preceptor/Mentor Model - Preceptor recruitment, preparation, and compensation; preparation and evaluation of the students; as well as the setting and overall experience for both student and preceptor have long since been starting points for literature reviews when addressing new graduate nurse practitioner (NP) clinical competency upon entry to practice. Preceptor models and student/mentor relationships address, in part, the following benefits: opportunities for critical thinking, operationalizing theoretical concepts, enhancing professional behaviors, interaction with peers and ancillary personnel, all while doing so in a real world environment (Ivey, 2006)....   [tags: preceptor recruitment, preparation, compensation]
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Mentor Graphics - Mentor Graphics Objective To complete all aspects of the exercise regarding D type flip-flop, TTL and CMOS and to familiarize us with the HDL software which is Mentor Graphics. This software is capable of constructing and simulating a particular design. As for this assignment 1, we are given 4 weeks to complete the assignment. It is compulsory to attend every lab sessions as there is no alternative software to use. Only a certain limit of time is given for the use of the software and therefore designing of circuit is required to be completed before attending the lab....   [tags: essays papers] 1850 words
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Martin Luther King Jr.: My Icon, Mentor, and Model - From long ago, I can recollect that Martin Luther King Jr. is an icon to me, as well as a mentor and a model. I also feel that he is an inspiration and a true leader because of the efforts he made to help African Americans obtain their civil rights in the United States. With Dr. King’s influence on me, at the age of 12 and 13, I had performed Martin Luther King speeches, winning 1st place two years in a row at my middle school. Accomplishments that Martin Luther King Jr. has achieved brought a new perspective to the minds of other individuals and set himself apart from many other activist leaders, and establishing himself as one of the greatest and most influential speakers in U.S....   [tags: Biography] 1547 words
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Sales Tips by a Musician - How learning music and sales tricks are similar. “You've got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.” - Charlie Parker It’s amazing to see that a few months back, a sales leader discussed about sales training referring to the path of fame and fortune of the true rockstar, Charlie Parker. Unsurprisingly, the blog got a lot of takers as readers liked the way the two distinct fields (music and sales) were intertwined....   [tags: Practice, Mentor] 535 words
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The Leader as Mentor: Jesus Christ - Introduction “Follow Me!” The call to His disciples was straightforward. Three short years later, after watching and listening to the Master, Jesus gave a final charge, “Go and make disciples.” (Commonly known as the Great Commission, it is the call to all followers of Christ as well.) Jesus chose to implement the fulfilling of the New Covenant through 12 men who He called, appointed, and commissioned (Willson, 1990). His methods were unconventional and revolutionary for that time. Training was extensively and exclusively provided by Jesus while living with Him for three years prior to His ascension....   [tags: christianity, jesus, disciples]
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The Higher Education Opportunity Act: Teachers Improving Their Education - ... Policymakers and practitioners can evaluate possible policy options for the financing of the program and guide their decision-making process based on these evaluation results. To ensure the findings accurately reflect the real program impact, it is also essential to review the validity and credibility of the evaluation results. In this paper, I will present a review of an impact evaluation for Boston Teacher Residency (BTR), one of the longest-running UTRs programs, conducted by Papay et al....   [tags: recuitment, preparation, induction, mentor] 715 words
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Introducing a New Employee to a Company or Business - ... This gives the employee chance to learn the RRR Guilding principles. Employee Information – The employee will received a welcome pack which they need to bring with them on the day of induction. This includes a welcome letter to RRR and their contract. Staff handbook which details all procedure’s within the office Hours and break times annual leave process payroll information etc. Information on how the employee calls in sick of how they need to report a near miss or hazard. Health & Safety – This is a very important part of the induction process for RRR....   [tags: induction, information, training, mentor] 1138 words
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Case Scenario: Managing Diverse Generations in the Workplace - Case Scenario: Managing Diverse Generations 1. What practices will help to retain these mature workers (Veterans and Baby Boomers). First off, retention for all generations starts on day one of employment (Martin, 2006, pg. 118). Beginning in orientation, it is a good idea to ask workers what their ideal career path would be and what can be offered throughout each stage of their career. However, there are some best practices to follow to assure retention of more mature workers, such as flexible work arrangements, short-term sabbaticals, “phased retirement”, part-time work, and “bridge jobs” (Martin, 2006, pg....   [tags: elderly, employees, mentor] 1985 words
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Queen Victoria's Influential Reign Over the British Empire - ... In the initial part of her supremacy, two males influenced her significantly: her Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, also her spouse, Prince Albert, whom she happily married in 1840. Both males educated her greatly about exactly how to be a monarch in a 'constitutional monarchy' where the ruler had very few authorities but could wield abundant pull. It was in the course of Victoria's reign that the present idea of the constitutional crowned head, who’s starring role was to continue above governmental parties, initiated to develop....   [tags: family, mentor, monarchy] 515 words
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Post-Divorce Dating: Because You Are Never Less Lovely by Being Once Married - ... Or are you after the possibility of another serious relationship. Knowing what you really want to achieve does not only make the activity worth your while. It also brings you closer to finding the right one for you. 2. Savour your fears, take the plunge. Most divorced women feel traumatized about their past relationship that they seem to totally forget about the life that is still ahead of them. It is alright to feel threatened and intimidated while contemplating the idea of dating. After all, you have all the reasons to feel that way....   [tags: women divorce, love mentor] 779 words
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Field Education Experience at Christian Counseling - Write a paragraph about your Field Education Experience. Include such details as site, mentor, length/time, and your responsibilities. It was my privilege to engage in a Field Education Experience for my degree in Christian Counseling at a private counseling practice specializing in art and play therapy. Dan Bayly is an LCPC and the counseling director at Paradise Creek Counseling in Moscow, Idaho. Mr. Bayly was my mentor during my 2 months in working with various ages of children and young adults dealing with a range of psycho-social issues....   [tags: site, service, mentor, responsibilities] 1290 words
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Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls - It all began during her visit with Nelson Mandela in December of 2000. She promised to build a high profile school for girls. Two years later (2002), Oprah teamed up with Nelson Mandela and (then) Minister of Education, Professor Kader Asmai to “Build a Dream.” Build a Dream is Oprah’s slogan. She began her stardom through the power of the media, and became the top rated, award-wining host of her own show, “The Oprah Show,” where she made special connections over 25 years with her audience. Her success as a global media leader and philanthropist have established her the most admired and respected pubic figures today....   [tags: academically mentor disadvantaged females] 728 words
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Training and Development in Companies - Every company wants to have the best specialists as employees, who through intense study and experience reach a high degree of professionalism. Some companies choose to use training, others choose to use coaching, and others choose to use mentoring. They are all extremely valuable tools for the development of an employee as well as that of a business, but if they are not used properly they could prove to be a waste of time and money. Confucius, a Chinese teacher and philosopher of the 5th century BCE, once said “What I hear, I forget....   [tags: practice, trainier, coach, mentor] 1084 words
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The Most Influential - “The Most Influential” When I first met Mrs. Jackson, I had no idea how much she would impact my life. I have been blessed to have her as my English and Spanish teacher for the past three years. Mrs. Jackson has always pushed me to do my best in bothe of the classes I have taken from her. She goes above and beyond to ensure that her students learn everything possible. She is also heavily involved in our community. Mrs. Jackson has been a wonderful mentor to me during my high school years. Ultimately, Mrs....   [tags: teacher, citizen, mentor] 586 words
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Human Development Shaped by Biology and Experience - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT SHAPED BY BIOLOGY AND EXPERIENCE The first core concept suggested by From Neurons to Neighborhoods depicts human development forming from the interplay of an individual’s biology and experience. Early scientists in this particular field created testable hypotheses to understand the dynamic interaction between the nature-nurture phenomenon. For example, some scientists such as Arnold Gesell considered emerging skills to be the product of an individual’s genetic make-up, while others, such as John B....   [tags: nature, nurture, behaviorism, Vygotsky, mentor]
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The Immersion of Transformational Leadership - Introduction Leadership has evolved dramatically over the one hundred years. From its early stages of endowed personality characteristics, leadership has evolved to a more dynamic and fluid process that surrounds itself in a more inclusive environment. While many leadership theories compare and contrast one another, the immersion of transformational leadership has truly projected the thinking of leadership into a new form of logic and context. Transformational leadership is formed on a basis of inspirational and motivational qualities that drive a leader to guide others in such a way that is instrumental in the individual growth as well as the group growth within an organizational or perso...   [tags: mentor, coach, morals, ethics, decision making]
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What to Expect from Nursing Mentors and Students - According to the Nursing and Midwifery council (NMC, 2008) a mentor is someone who must facilitate students and others to develop their competence. This definition of mentor is ratified by Parsloe (2009): To support and encourage individuals to manage their own learning in order that they may maximise their potential, develop their skills, improve their performance and become the person they want to be. Another NMC publication from 2006: “Standards to support learning and assessment in practice” says that The role of the sign-off mentor and/or practice teacher is to make judgments about whether a student has achieved the required standards of proficiency for safe and effective practice for e...   [tags: teaching, patients, feedback] 1740 words
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Mission Mentors Program - ########This is missing the beginning##########engagement in school work coupled with planning for a future in further and Higher education. The end of year 11 concludes with a trip abroad to experience a residential at a University for the top 12 achievers. Typically the year 11 trip visits the UMass Boston Upward Bound programme on their summer residential experience. Students live on campus with American Upward Bound students that attend Boston Public Schools. These students are from similar economic backgrounds but are from different cultures ....   [tags: personal narrative] 547 words
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Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury: Three Mentors - “It was a pleasure to burn” Bradbury (1) Is the first line of Ray Bradbury’s classic Fahrenheit 451, the line itself is thought by the book's main protagonist Guy Montag. Although from that line alone he wound not exactly seem like the ideal protagonist of a science fiction novel. Throughout the story Montag has some life altering experiences that change him; he starts out as a fireman (the kind that burn books, as opposed to saving lives) and ends up belonging to group of intellectuals who memorize books in order to someday write them down again....   [tags: Plot Summary, Intellectuals]
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Gratitude for the Mentors in Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha - Carl Jung once said, “One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for growing plant and for the soul of the child.” Siddhartha, a novel by Hermann Hesse, follows Siddhartha through his life stages. While Siddhartha searches for enlightenment and Nirvana; going from Brahmin, to the rich, then to having nothing. The audience can read about his struggles and sufferings that guide him to enlightenment....   [tags: Enlightenment, Siddhartha Essays]
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Teachers as Mentors in Critical Pedagogy - Teachers as Mentors in Critical Pedagogy The young world history teacher stood stern and erect before her students. Around the side of her arm she wore a black cloth. "My name is Ms. Aping. When you are responding to me, you will direct me standing up as Ms. Aping, ma’am. You are not to speak unless I request for you to do so. I will teach you what you need to know, and I expect you to learn it well…questions are quite unnecessary. If you fail to abide by my rules you will spend a great deal of your lunchtime with me....   [tags: Teaching Learning Essays] 1006 words
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Proposal of a Community Youth Program and Fundraiser - Executive Summary As a native of Lancaster, I feel an obligation to act and do something that will benefit my community. I am well aware of the many perils that youth face, and these obstacles can be extremely difficult to overcome without positive figures to aid and provide guidance. There is a great need for an intensive mentoring program within the community to positively influence the lives of youth. For The Land of Dreams, I have proposed to host a community basketball tournament to raise funds to implement a mentoring program to assist in the personal growth and career development of youth in Lancaster County and surrounding areas....   [tags: Lancaster, Leadership, Mentors] 3137 words
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Mentos Experiment - MENTOS + SODA = . Problem: Which brand of soda tested spews the most liquid when three Mentos are doped into a 2-liter of each brand. We know that the reaction between Mentos and soda is an explosion, but what we are trying to figure out is which brand causes the biggest reaction. Hypothesis: If three Mentos are dropped into a 2-liter of Diet Coke, Diet 7-Up, and Dr Thunder, then the Diet Coke will have the largest reaction to the Mentos. Materials: 1 pkg. Mint Mentos candies 2-liter Diet Coke 2-liter Diet 7-Up 2-liter Dr....   [tags: Chemistry] 604 words
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Meet the Mentors - ... "Actually, I'm pretty good with knives too." I point out, and this wasn't really a lie, my father did try to teach me before he had died unexpectedly - I kept at it for a year or two before I was forced to focus on my school work - something that wouldn't save me from reapings. "That's it. You really are dead." she chuckles and I frown, and feel already isolated in this hollow box thats speeding towards my death - even if it's not responsible. "How did your Mother take the news then?" she smiles cockily before raising an eyebrow at my silence....   [tags: personal narrative] 1181 words
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Cause and Effect: The Connect2 Complete Program - At Owens Community College there is a course called ENG 090, which you learn more than just how to write but life experiences to who you can thank Bill Gates. He founded the Connect2Complete program which is his way of giving help to those, who might not be able to help themselves. On campus there is a food pantry, this is here so that no one has an excuse for not being able to complete their college work because of they are leaking household necessities. The C2C program sets up a group of civic ambassadors, student mentors, to help the students who go into their office and ask, they are willing to help the individual with any college problems they are having short of doing the work for you....   [tags: mentos, volunteering, class, learn] 616 words
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Personal Statement for Optical System Designing - ... The physics lab experience in the university fascinates me,specifically optics lab, How the vision systems works; how LASERS works; how light rays carry information and finally, the Telescopes.I enjoy studying physics, especially Optics, because unknowingly, I do feel very comfortable when I deal with light related concepts.My life changed again just a few weeks before completion of my bachelor program when my college principal,Dr.P.Kesavarao,told me that he had applied to entrance exams for two graduate optics programs.(at National Instutute of Technology Warangal and Central University of Hyderabad) on behalf of me....   [tags: education, accomplishments, mentors] 925 words
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Leadership Qualities: What It Really Takes - “Active members of this profession, in whatever arena, show that they have the commitment and the enthusiasm to lead libraries of the future” (Gordon, 2004, p. 52). “If you want to develop as a leader, participating in a committee is a good starting place” (Kern, p. 7). “A lot of leadership development happens through active participation on committees...” (p. 6). “We learn through our experiences. Being on a committee or chairing a committee only gets you so far as a leader” (p. 7). “Observation and reflection are one way to improve your own leadership skills” (p....   [tags: mentors, role model]
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Motivators and Mentors - Motivation, as defined by Princeton University (2010) is, “the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior” (para. 1). There are different types of motivation and different people require different methods to desire to act. Great historical motivators have influenced change, in minds and in hearts. Motivating people to do things that they are unwilling or uninterested in doing is a great challenge....   [tags: Leadership]
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Intonation Patterns in the English Spoken by English Mentors - The scope of the study The Informants have been selected from APIIITs. This study has been restricted to the analysis of 30 informants, out of which 19 are male and 11 are female. All the conclusions of the study are strictly based on, and limited to the data recorded and collected from the selected thirty informants. The intonation patterns of the specimens are done purely based on the auditory impressions of the recorded data. Procedure In describing intonation patterns of the Informants, Received Pronunciation has been taken as the standard for purposes of comparison because of the following reasons....   [tags: english, language tone, speech]
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Areas of Control and Interest in the Application of Integrity and Ethics Done by Ph.D. Students - Just as it is important to consider the cultural and regional areas when considering informed consent, it is also important to be informed of the cultural context of a study when determining plagiarism. In some cultural contexts, the concept of intellectual property is not understood and therefore plagiarism is difficult to comprehend (Evering & Moorman, 2012). In other areas, like the Unites States, it is a concept clearly understood in the same way that society understand the need for copyrights and patents....   [tags: plagiarism, unethical practices]
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Mentoring to Give Someone Advantages - Mentoring, in my understanding, is helping the person to achieve his /her goals using different methods. Mentor is somebody who knows the advantages and disadvantages of the person, and constantly encourages him /her to use the advantages in order to develop new skills, which can be used on the way to the main aim. Mentoring is a highly effective way to help the person to use the full range of his /her natural abilities. Usually people do not realize the real value of his /her possibilities and the possible ways to reach the needed results, thus, a lot of highly talented people live their lives without even realizing the real value of their talents....   [tags: relationship, responsibility, partnership] 960 words
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12 Steps for a Mentoring Program for any Organization - Introduction The purpose of this paper is to provide readers with the steps to take to implement a mentoring program for their organizations. The steps listed below are developed by the United States Office of Personnel Management a have been implemented by a multitude of Fortune 500 companies. According to the website businessdictionary.com mentoring is defined as: “Employee training system under which a senior or more experienced individual (the mentor) is assigned to act as an advisor, counselor, or guide to a junior or trainee....   [tags: Training, Management, Implementation]
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Mentoring Nursing and Healthcare Students - The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) defines the role of a mentor as a nurse with specific training who is able to facilitate learning, and supports and supervises students in a practice setting (NMC 2008). Mentorship plays an integral part in the next generation of practitioners and nursing professionals play a vital role in guiding a process that allows the transference of knowledge, skills and attributes from healthcare professionals to the students they are working with (English National Board and Department of Health 2001)....   [tags: Nursing Education, Teaching Methods]
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Just Do It For Me: The Roles and Responsibilities of A Teacher - As new teachers leave the world of the University for the world of teaching, they often do not fully understand what is expected of them. The roles and responsibilities of a teacher can be vague and hard to understand when a new teacher is unwilling to ask questions of a mentor teacher, or the mentor teacher is unwilling to aid the new student. As Cathrine Le Maistre states in her paper, titled “Mentoring Neophyte Teachers: Lessons Learned from Experience” there is a much higher level of attrition after the first year of teaching than in any other year (2000)....   [tags: Education, Teachers, Le Maistre] 1323 words
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Mentoring in an Acute In-patient Mental Health Ward - In this essay I am going to discuss the key enabling traits required by a mentor (Morton-Cooper and Palmer, 2005). I will analysis the different ways I have utilized these enabling traits as a mentor to influence the successful mentoring of my third year student in an acute in-patient mental health ward. The essay will be supported with relevant educational theory. Finally, I will reflect and evaluate on my performance as a mentor. Mentoring is an important role to undertake as a nurse, formally or informally in once professional life....   [tags: Mentoring Essays] 2125 words
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Mentoring a Third Year Student Nurse - For this assignment I will address Morton- Cooper & Palmer (2005) enabling traits and discussed the core skill of a mentor. I will analyse and reflect on how I’ve utilised these skill with a third year student nurse in my practice area (cardiology) I will also reflect and evaluate my mentoring experience with my learner to see if there is any area of improvement or changes to be amended. The Department for Health (2001) defined a mentor as an individual who facilitates learning and supervises and assesses students in the practice setting....   [tags: reflect on mentoring experience ] 2077 words
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Mentorship and Becoming an Adult - One person that I would consider a mentor is my best friend, Shamaila. The reason that I would consider her as a mentor is because she has got me through so much and has had a big impact on my life. She has guided me through thick and thin; and she has stood by me every minute of every day no matter how tough a situation has gotten. She has continuously offered her suggestions, and has always helped me make the right decision so that I can continue to pursue my dream of becoming an accountant, and so that I can properly grow into adulthood....   [tags: Leadership, Relationship] 672 words
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Nursing Mentorship Program - As Finkelman (2006) stated, “Mentoring, and important career development to that can be used by nurses any type of set or specialty, can be used to develop the critical leadership skills needed by nurses. All successful leaders have had mentors are our mentors” (Finkelman,2006, p. 390). Currently my facility has a six to months mentoring program for new graduates. This program is in addition to the current preceptor program that orients the new graduates to the unit they will be assigned. Most of these new nurses are graduates from local nursing schools and have done most of their clinical nursing education at this facility....   [tags: Nursing Practice, Nursing Profession]
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Sustainability and the Male Role Model - The question of whether a community is sustainable is far from being simple. First, we must define the community; is it geographic, family, educational, fiscal, etc. Then, we must define sustainability for that community. Community is defined as “the experience of belonging” (Block, 2008). But, belonging to what. A club, a family, an educational institution. Each of these has potential to be defined as community. What about sustainability, meaning sustainable development (Morse, 2010). In his 2010 book, “Sustainability: A Biological Perspective,” Morse explains that sustainability is the intersection of three areas of environment, economics and community....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting - Teaching and learning in the clinical setting is not a new concept and the teaching of clinical skill to nursing student ranks high on the current agenda of nurse education (Pfeil, 2003). Therefore, has be the duty of teachers to continue to provide ongoing guidance during teaching and learning taking place. According to While (2004), the mentor is required to feel personally and professionally confident when assessing the student’s performance. This allows the development of the students will become better and more effective....   [tags: clinical skills, nursing, teaching] 797 words
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Comparing Mentoring and Coaching - Comparing Mentoring and Coaching There are some key differences between mentoring and coaching. Mentoring- is known as the transfer of wisdom and has a protégé or mentee that takes an interest in their career path. The protégé is guided and advised by the mentor who has worn the same shoes and traveled the same path, usually someone older and wiser. The mentor guides, persuades, and encourages a person to reach their full potential in life, in a position in an organization or in a career. Mentors who may be immediate superiors are helpful in career developments of the individual, and in some cases guidance is provided by executives or managers higher up in the organization....   [tags: Business Management Studies Essays] 1631 words
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The Concept of Mentorship - In the following assignment the author will critically explore, discuss, reflect upon and evaluate mentorship within clinical nursing placements. With particular reference to learning disabilities and respite care, the author will look at the needs and benefits of mentorship, as well as the problems and constraints, especially being in such a specialised service. The author will explore the area of orientation, looking at why it is such an important aspect of the whole placement area. Once these aspects have been explored, the author will go on to discuss the placement, the problems that have been encountered throughout and the ways in which these can be addressed effectively, to ensure that...   [tags: Health Care, Nursing] 1080 words
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What Makes a True Hero Across the World? - ... Though the game’s “hero” is an American spy during the cold war, it holds a wealth of Japanese culture within the Journey of the hero—who bears the code name Snake, if one knows where to look. The very codename bears a part of the culture. At first, Snake is referred to by his real name—Jack. As his mission begins however, he takes on his codename. Then, when he has completed his mission, he regains the use of his name, symbolizing that he has grown out of the title given to him, and shed his skin so to speak....   [tags: culture, japan, journey] 760 words
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