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E-mentoring: an extended practice, an emerging discipline

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dc.contributor.author Risquez, Angelica
dc.date.accessioned 2015-12-21T15:53:13Z
dc.date.available 2015-12-21T15:53:13Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/4806
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This chapter integrates existing literature and developments on electronic mentoring to build a constructive view of this modality of mentoring as a qualitatively different concept from its traditional face-to-face version. The concept of e-mentoring is introduced by looking first into the evasive notion of mentoring. Next, some salient e-mentoring experiences are identified. The chapter goes on to note the differences between electronic and face-to-face mentoring, and how the relationship between mentor and mentee is modified by technology in unique and definitive ways. Readers are also presented with a collection of best practices on design, implementation, and evaluation of e-mentoring programs. Finally, some practice and research trends are proposed. In conclusion, the author draws an elemental distinction between both modalities of mentoring, which defines e-mentoring as more than the defective alternative to face-to-face contact. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IGI Global en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication, Kelsey, Sigrid & St Amant, Kirk (eds);vol 2, chapter 47, pp. 656-677
dc.relation.uri http://www.igi-global.com/book/handbook-research-computer-mediated-communication/452
dc.rights Copyright © 2010, IGI Global. Copying or distributing in print or electronic forms without written permission of IGI Global is prohibited en_US
dc.subject electronic mentoring en_US
dc.subject higher education en_US
dc.title E-mentoring: an extended practice, an emerging discipline en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1113832


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