Posts by Estelle Campenni, Ph.D.

What are the characteristics and goals of an effective mentor?

Cheerleader, Counselor, Coach, & Critic According to Spillet and Moisiewicz (2004), the mentor must serve a supportive role to nurture, encourage, and advise students through the process while simultaneously challenging students to develop their research and critical thinking skills. Cheerleader and Counselor are identified as supportive roles that an effective mentor serves in the lives…

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