30 Adult Learning Professionals Gathered from Across the University and BeyondWhat Are WeTalking About(when we talk When you think aboutabout mentoring, advisingmentoring, and informal learningadvising and in your practiceinformal setting, what comes tolearning)? mind? What does it look like? What other terms do you use for it? Who is involved? What value does it have?
Fostering Cultures ofIntentional Mentoring, Advising and Informal Learning
What conditions or More Learning Professionals Gathered to practices seem Experience and Discuss Informal Learning and Mentoringeffective in particularly fostering informal learning and/or mentoring?What does informallearning and/ormentoring look like inyour practice setting? What conditions, activity or processes enable you to ensure that your experience or encounter becomes new learning?
A Scholar-Practitioner Conversation onIntentional Mentoring, Advising and Informal Learning
More Gathered to Discuss Two Scholarly ArticlesWhat role hasdiscomfort/comfort Mentoring & Informal Learning onplayed in yourexperience ofmentoring and informallearning? How have you negotiated some of the issues that are Do the articles give you any raised in the articles ideas to experiment with in your setting? that might enhance a culture of informal learning and mentoring in your setting?
What does the players status have on the encounter?Playing With Our RolesIn Mentoring, Advising and Informal Learning What lessons did we learn that can help us enhance intentional mentoring, How do our preconceptions advising and informal about our roles impede or learning in our practice enhance the learning? setting?