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Daloz, Laurent A. Parks – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2011
There is both gain and loss in early male formation: men gain a certain clarity, power, and even vision in their separateness, yet may pay the cost in mutuality, responsiveness, and connectedness. Mentors can help men heal their connectivity deficit while retaining the strengths of their distinctiveness by reminding them that they have within…
Descriptors: Males, Masculinity, Mentors, Interpersonal Relationship
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Fletcher, Sarah – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2007
This chapter explores how incorporating the possible selves construct within a supportive and challenging mentoring relationship can assist in personal and professional growth. (Contains 1 figure.)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Adult Learning, Mentors, Professional Development
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Peterson, Elizabeth A.; Jones, Ann M. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2001
Women often use journal writing to discover or regain their voice. They often face attitudinal, situational, and institutional barriers to journal writing that adult educators can help them overcome. (Contains 16 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Females, Individual Development, Interpersonal Relationship
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Hiemstra, Roger; Brockett, Ralph G. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 1998
This narrative describes the journey from a mentoring relationship between a professor and graduate student to a long-term, synergistic collaborative relationship. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Cooperation, Faculty Advisers, Graduate Students