Mentor perspectives on the place of undergraduate research mentoring in academic identity and career development: An analysis of award winning mentors


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Citation
Hall, E., Walkington, H., Shanahan, J., Ackley, E. and Stewart, K. (no date) 'Mentor perspectives on the place of undergraduate research mentoring in academic identity and career development: An analysis of award winning mentors', International Journal for Academic Development.

Abstract
The aim of this study was to determine how Undergraduate Research (UR) mentoring fits into the career profile of award-winning UR mentors and to determine the factors that motivate engagement as UR mentor. Twenty-four award-winning UR mentors were interviewed about their mentoring practices. Six themes emerged: 1) Academic Identity and Motivations; 2) Challenges to Academic Identity and Career Development; 3) Enhanced Research Productivity; 4) Recognition and Reward; 5) Institution Values Commitment and 6) Developing Other Mentors. In addition to explaining these themes, the authors discuss how the findings can be utilized for career development and academic-identity formation for faculty.

AuthorsE Hall
Helen Walkington
JO Shanahan
E Ackley
K Stewart
FacultyFaculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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