Academic Mentoring as a Pedagogical Tool

BACKGROUND

“You’re not just teaching; you’re teaching people”--Whether looking out at a sea of students from the lecturer’s podium or listening to a senior scholar at a conference, the importance of a relational connection between lectures and their students is as significance as it can be memorable.  By presenting three types of academic mentoring models—the encourager, the discussion-partner, and the director—this workshop will introduce mentoring as a cross-disciplinary tool of investment in academic success.  Mentorship will be approached as a relational experience which can inform the research and writing process, in addition to influencing teaching practices.  Grounded in the presenter’s experience as both student and teacher, this talk will present an opportunity to discuss and practice mentoring models in light of pedagogical possibilities of academic growth for both teachers and students.

 

ACTIVITY, DATE, AND VENUE

AIFIS in cooperation with Department of Primary Teacher Education, Universitas Sanata Dharma. Yogyakarta will conduct this event on:

Date                : Thursday, 12 July 2018

Time               : 10.00 – 11.30 WIB

Venue             : Common Room PGSD

  Universitas Sanata Dharma

  Jl. Affandi, Mrican, Sleman

 

SPEAKER

Emilie Coakley is a PhD candidate in music at the university of Pittsburgh.  She is currently in Indonesia as a Fulbright Student Researcher, working on a project titled “Catholic Music in Indonesia: Representation, Identity Formation, and Community Building.”  As both a graduate student and teaching fellow, Emilie knows the importance of academic mentoring first hand and enjoys learning about the potential of mentorship through other’s experiences.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

Faishol Adib, M.A                                                          

Email: faishol.adib@aifis.org  Mobile: 0815 799 2089         

  

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