Mentoring Students

Several dozen grads and faculty at CTL's Faculty-TA Conference
May 23, 2013
On Friday, May 17, thirteen faculty and twenty-six graduate teaching assistants from across the university gathered together for CTL’s 19th annual conference on teac
May 14, 2013
In his 30+ years at Stanford, John Boothroyd has engaged in teaching at all levels—from undergrads to faculty—and in venues from the classroom to seminar room to lab.  In this talk, he'll synthesize the most important lessons he's learned ab
Jan 30, 2013
Claude Steele, Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford, discusses his theory of stereotype threat, which examines how people from different groups, being threatened by different stereotypes, can have quite different experiences in the
Oct 31, 2012
Critical thinking skills, problem solving ability, effective communication, passion for a subject, leadership skills: Mentoring outside the class room provides unique opportunities to address these learning goals.  I present some thoughts on what
Nov 3, 2011
I strive to engender in students the elusive skill of critical thinking coupled with a disciplined apprach to problem solving... the "force," so to speak.
Oct 31, 2007
Teaching and learning are multidimensional processes, only some of which occur in the classroom or even in connection with actual courses.  Many of the most treasured aspects of undergraduate education derive from other types of learning experienc
Jan 22, 2004
This talk will be a survey of what my former doctoral students have taught me over the past two years about mentoring for academic careers in engineering, science, and mathematics.
Learn more about some resources that point to the characteristics of a good mentor.


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