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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Effective Mentorship Through Shared Purpose - Webnar
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This webnar was held in mid January. The archive can be found on this page.
Jean Rhodes - Effective Mentorship Through Shared Purpose and Interest

How does shared interest impact cross-generational relationships in formal and informal learning spaces?

About This Speaker

Dr. Jean Rhodes is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston where she serves as Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring. She has devoted her career to understanding the role of intergenerational relationships in the lives of disadvantaged youth. Her interests include mentoring relationships, risk and protective factors in adolescent development, emerging adulthood, preventive interventions, and the role of intergenerational relationships in digital media and learning. Dr. Rhodes is also Principal Investigator of the Connected Learning Research Network project, The Affinity Project, which draws on analysis of youth mentoring programs in order to explore the development of youth interests and the role of shared interest in forging close inter-generational relationships.

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