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Interdisciplinary mentoring in science : strategies for success

Author: Ofelia A Olivero
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier/AP, ©2014.
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Interdisciplinary Mentoring in Science: Strategies for Success is a practical and engaging resource on interdisciplinary mentoring in all fields of science. This book outlines what successful mentoring is, what it is not and how these important concepts relate to scientists today. Chapters include real-world examples, tips, and interviews and content is backed by current evidence and research. This reference  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Olivero, Ofelia A.
Interdisciplinary mentoring in science.
Oxford, United Kingdom ; Waltham, Massachusetts : Academic Press. 2014
(OCoLC)862445144
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ofelia A Olivero
ISBN: 129998133X 9781299981331 0123914140 9780123914149 0124159621 9780124159624
OCLC Number: 860924189
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 182 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Interdisciplinary Mentoring in Science; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Biography; Foreword; 1 Mentoring Definition-The Mentor Within; Definition of Mentoring; The Mentor Within; Exercise; What the Experts have to Say; What is Mentoring?; Question 1. Would you mind telling us about your background?; Question 2. What areas are you covering in the global health arena? Could you specify?; Question 3. What type of work do you do, and for how long have you being doing it? Question 4. You have been chosen to respond to questions related to the definition of mentoring. Is that a topic you feel c ... Question 5. What would be your advice to people who are trying to change fields?; Question 6. For a person who chose the non-classical track, would you concede that a Master's degree or a PhD is not the on ... ; Question 7. Do you think there are specific challenges in the topic of mentoring that need to be addressed?; Question 8. So we mentor based on our instincts, but the concept of one size fits all does not necessarily apply, is that c ... Question 9. You have lived in two different worlds, both the laboratory bench and administration. I am sure that you have w ... Question 10. Do you have any strategy when it comes to mentoring to be particularly effective?; Question 11. What about the role of the supervisor and the mentor when they overlap?; Question 12. Is there any change in the traditional practice of mentoring that you would envision to improve the practice i ... ; Question 13. Could you give some specific advice for mentors?; Question 14. Could you provide some words of wisdom for the mentees? Question 15. Anything else you would like to add?Chapter Notes and Observations; Brainstorming; Reflection; Conclusion; 2 What Mentoring Is Not; A Vertical Relationship; A Supervision Relationship; An Uneven Relationship; Development of a Human Relation; Improvement of Managerial/Supervisory/Leadership Skills; Network Expansion; Technology Updates; An Imposed Relationship; A Relationship Based on "Personal Agendas"; A Relationship with Time Constraints; What the Experts have to Say; Question 1. would you mind telling us about your background? Question 2. Do you mind elaborating on what you mean by "informally"?Question 3. In order to transition at UNC from a research career to this mentoring activity, have you taken courses on educ ... ; Question 4. What type of work do you do, and for how long have you being doing it?; Question 5. How many people work in OITE?; Question 6. You have been chosen to respond to questions related to the definition of mentoring indicating what mentoring i ... ; Question 7. Do you think there are specific challenges in the topic of mentoring that need to be addressed?
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