August 19, 2020

Teaching with Mentorship in Mind: How bringing your whole self to work can help students achieve

Room: WIDT 007

Abstract

Students are experiencing a high rate of emotional, health and ability challenges. Effective teaching can lose its sparkle if students aren't capable of fully participating in the learning environment. Teaching with mentorship in mind helps educators to connect with students meaningfully, model emotional wellbeing, and create environments for effective learning. This course will review strategies for teaching students with challenges and demonstrate techniques that facilitate mentorship and connection.

*Participants will evaluate your own mentorship style.
*Participants will learn the key findings from research on mentorship strategies for students with emotional disruption, neurodiversity, and trauma
*Participants
will select 1-2 everyday mentorship ideas for implementation in a course.


Lisa GabbertRebecca Charlton

Assistant Professor in Professional Practice

Rebecca Charlton has worked as a dietitian and educator for 20 years. Her career has carried her from obstetrics care clinics near the Mexican border to pediatric care at Children's Hospital Los Angeles before settling at USU to teach medical nutrition therapy.