Teaching and Mentoring

Teaching and Mentoring are essential professional skills that will serve you far beyond the classroom.

Effective teaching and mentoring requires more than simply extensive knowledge or expertise in a given subject area. The resources accessible through this page will help you develop the skills to be able to:

  • Communicate effectively with people of different educational, cultural, or linguistic backgrounds.
  • Build long-lasting relationship with colleagues and co-workers to create a vibrant learning community.
  • Foster and cultivate new leadership.
  • Grow your organization’s capacity for innovation and independent problem-solving.

Mentoring is rooted in relationships – a way to increase capacity for leadership, innovation, and independent problem solving.

See the resources below to help you develop skills as a teacher and mentor.

Mentors, Projects, Deliverables: Internships and Fellowships for Doctoral Students in the Humanities

By Rachel Arteaga and Kathleen Woodward

Since 2013 new graduate internship programs have been announced from Florida to California, and practice-based fellowships have also proliferated. Both are welcome responses to today’s spirited national conversation on the changes absolutely necessary to …

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Yale 2020 3-Minute Thesis Competition: View Finalists

There are predictable hurdles in turning a massive research project into a succinct 3 minute summary.  More so when that 3 minute summary is intended for a lay-audience, as opposed to experts in that given field!  In any other year,

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Teach for China Fellowship (Teach for All)

Teach for China (TFC) is a non-profit organization, which tackles the serious imbalance of educational resources between urban and rural …

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