- Learn about other mentors in the group to begin building a learning community
- Identify qualities of good research projects for undergraduate mentees
- Reflect on group dynamics and ways to make the group functional
- Listen to and consider the expectations of their mentee in the mentoring relationship
- Consider how personal and professional differences may impact expectations
- Align mentee and mentor expectations
- Provide constructive feedback
- Use multiple strategies for improving communication (in person, at a distance, across multiple mentees, and within appropriate personal boundaries)
- Assess their mentee’s understanding of core concepts and processes and ability to develop and conduct a research project, analyze data, and present results
- Identify reasons for a lack of understanding, including expert-novice differences
- Define the terms diversity, equity, inclusion, and more
- Describe/learn about racial identity development models
- Gain tools to recognize the impact of your own lived experiences (positionality) on their mentor-mentee relationships
- Collaboratively create a shareable resource of concrete strategies for inclusive mentoring practices
- Define independence, its core elements, and how those elements change over the course of a mentoring relationship.
- Gain strategies to build mentees’ confidence, establish trust, and foster independence.
- Reflect on the mentor-training experience and intended behavioral or philosophical changes.
- Articulate an approach for working with mentees in the future.
(Objective ratings were not collected for Week 4).