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Mentoring (EDN671)

Organisational Unit School of Education
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: SB8-internal
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
Description This unit explores conceptual issues and practical matters surrounding mentoring in various educational, community and workplace settings as a strategy relevant to all ages. Topics include: the concept of mentoring and assumptions underlying it; different models of mentoring and applications; essential elements of effective mentoring relationships and features of effective mentoring programs. Participants can focus on areas of interest: developing or implementing a mentoring program; enhancing knowledge and skills as a mentor; building partnerships in their community or workplace.
Timetabled Learning Activities This unit is taught as a one-week intensive unit of 30 contact hours of lectures and workshops with self directed activities prior to and following the on-campus workshops.
Other Learning Experiences Readings and Self-Directed Study: 120 hours over the teaching period.
Prerequisites Enrolment in a Graduate qualification or permission of the Unit Coordinator.
Exclusions EDU671 / EDN571 Mentoring
Notes Due to the nature of offering this unit students are recommended to seek confirmation of the exact attendance dates and requirements from the Unit Coordinator closer to the commencement date of the teaching period.
Previously 2015: EDN571
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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