This group is for anyone interested in the topic of mentoring, advising and informal learning. It is also the place to continue conversations begun in our series titled "What if Every Encounter Were a Learning Encounter: Intentional Mentoring, Advising and Informal Learning", as well as start new conversations, and share resources with group members. Let the conversation begin!
Location: Chicago, IL
Latest Activity: Oct 18, 2012
On January 26, 2012 a diverse group of adult learning, mentoring and advising professionals gathered at DePaul University's School for New Learning to reflect on the dimensions and dynamics of mentoring, advising and informal learning and to surface our burning questions. The two maps below, created by graphic facilitator, Brandy Agerbeck, during the conversation reflect our initial thoughts. These thoughts will seed our future programming and collaborative inquiry on the topic.
We welcome your thoughts and responses!
Today we had a lively discussion about some of the recent trends in adult learning via highlights from two recent conferences. Thank you to our presenters who discussed this year's International Mentoring Conference and trends in international…Continue
We invite you to post your additional comments and reflections from our May 9th learning encounter. In addition to the various role playing and fish bowls, we discussed a number of questions, including:How do our preconceptions about our roles…Continue
We invite you to continue our conversation from April 11, 2012 here. We are gathered to discuss two provocative articles on mentoring and informal learning. You can download them by clicking the links below.During our conversation we reflected on…Continue
We invite you to continue the conversation we began at our "learning encounter" on 2.29.12. Several provocative questions were asked as we discussed how we can foster cultures of informal learning and mentoring. A few are listed below. Please…Continue