Dr. Robin Berenson, associate dean, School of Business and Technology at Excelsior College, discusses how adults returning to college online can find and connect with a mentor who can help guide them through their academic and professional pursuits.
- How early in the process adults should begin to think about mentorship
- How newly enrolled students can find a mentor within an online classroom or on social media
- Advice on approaching a potential mentor and determining whether they would be a good fit
- Setting and managing expectations
Listen to Dr. Berenson on how online students can find a mentor:
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About the Contributor
Dr. Robin Berenson, associate dean of Business for Excelsior College’s School of Business and Technology is a former adjunct professor, mentor, and author. She has a range of expertise, which include but are not limited to: business education, conflict resolution, educational quality assurance, and leadership.
This content was originally posted on the Distance EDU on Demand podcast.