STEMskiller: Skill Set Map for Mentors of Early Career Researchers
Mentoring and supervising students
High-quality resources exist for those interested in improving their mentoring and supervisory skills, essential for academic settings but also applicable to research groups and non-academic teams.
Useful resources on Mentoring and supervising students:
Berkeley Graduate Division Graduate Student Instructor Teaching & Resource Center. (2020). Faculty resources. https://gsi.berkeley.edu/faculty-departments/
Comprehensive, detailed mentoring guides for faculty working with GAs/GTAs/GRAs (GSIs).
DocEnhance. (2021). Course: PhD Supervision. https://courses.docenhance.eu/course/view.php?id=4
Self-guided open course on how to supervise doctoral candidates including four modules. Developed as part of the DocEnhance project.
Stanford University Undergrad. (2020). Tutoring & academic support. https://undergrad.stanford.edu/tutoring-support/tutoring
Description of student support services offered which could serve as a model for institutions needing similar support for mentors. Includes: Subject Tutoring and Foreign Language Practice, Hume Center for Writing and Speaking, Technical Communication Program (School of Engineering), Academic Skills Coaching, Learning Strategies for Students with Learning Differences, and Community Center Resources.
University of South Florida Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence. (2020). (a.) International populations. https://www.usf.edu/atle/teaching/international-populations.aspx, (b.) Care team, https://www.usf.edu/atle/teaching/care-team.aspx
(a.) Overview of issues faced with diverse, international campus populations with guides: Suggestions and Tips for International Faculty, Suggestions and Tips for Teaching International Students, Language Tips, International Teachers Handbook
(b.) Description of a special program to ensure every student is successful, managing (at USF) in their eLearning system, Canvas. Provides a model for institutions without such services and includes the following sections: description of Care Team professionals/services, students in distress (with video), the ethics of caring, the Pygmalion effect, and clinical detachment.
Tags: IPS IA; IPS CritT; IPS CreaT; IPS WC; IPS OC; IPS R; IPS QL; IPS IL; IPS T; IPS PS; PSR CE; PSR IKC; PSR ER; PSR LL; PSR GL; IAL IntL; CompQ
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Table of contents:
- 126.96.36.199. Inclusive mentoring
188.8.131.52. Continuing education, ongoing self-education, and curiosity
184.108.40.206. Online teaching and learning
Author: Stephanie Krueger
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Last Updated: October 28, 2021