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CTE:Power Lunch: Undergraduate Research Mentoring (must register)

Center for Teaching Excellence, Thomas Cooper Library, Room 511
Apr 12, 2012 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

 Jed Lyons, Faculty Director, Center for Teaching Excellence

Are you interested in becoming a better research mentor? Do you have questions you would like answered or mentoring strategies to share? If yes, please participate in this session to discuss how to efficiently and effectively mentor undergraduate students in research settings. Topics will include expectations, communication, understanding, independence, diversity and ethics. This session will include sharing of best practices, review of selected case studies, and interactive discussions. Everyone can be a good mentor, but it may come more naturally to some than others. Mentoring does include learnable skills that can have a huge impact on the overall experience and the productivity of both you and the student you mentor. Experienced, new, and prospective mentors are encouraged to attend. A light lunch will be provided.


*Registration is required to participate in this Power Lunch. Please register by Friday, April 6, 2012 online at



You may also register and get more information by e-mail, or by calling 803-777-8322.