A mentee is someone who wants to learn from someone who knows and seeks their valuable advice in order to grow personally and/or professionally.
- The mentee will develop a supportive relationship with his/her mentor and share information about his/her own successes, failures, career choices and life experiences, as appropriate.
- A mentee is someone who is interested in Instructional Design or related field.
- Two hours a month working as a mentor/mentee pair, e.g., video conference, lunch meeting, e-mails, telephone conversations, etc.
- Two professional development activities per duration of the program where you attend in-person or virtually with your mentee. The program will provide a list of suggested activities, e.g. Educause ELI events, topic-specific webinars
- Two professional development 30-minutes series events that are hosted by the Advisory Committee.
- Two reflections that will be posted to a collaborative platform that the Advisory Committee will introduce during the kick-off session.
- Each pair begins by designing a set of goals for both the mentor and the mentee which they both agree upon.
- Establish an ongoing relationship with your mentor based on mutual respect and trust, and provide constructive feedback that could include new ideas, practices, and strategies
- Commit to regular contact (email, phone, online, and/or face-to-face) with your mentor, making sure to be on time and prepared.
- Practice confidentiality when working with your mentor.
- Share (early) experiences, communicate the challenges and lessons learned regarding instructional and learning design if appropriate.
- Allow your mentor to observe/review your instructional and learning design projects.
- Be open to mentor feedback, accepting of new ideas, practices, and strategies.
- Invest time to help your mentor assist you to learn, grow, and develop as an instructional and learning designer.
- Reflect on your experience as a mentee in a journal, log or another form that will be shared with your committee member twice during the length of the program.
- Complete an end-of-semester survey and a mentor/mentee feedback activity on your mentor/mentee experience.