Mentoring with Mental Health in Mind

We have been mentoring students for decades in undergraduate research and have always been curious about ways to enhance our craft as mentors and co-mentors. In our work we have realized the value of the Salient Practices Framework for Undergraduate…

CEL Book Review "The inclusion of multiple voices and especially the offering of 'critical questions' invite readers to think holistically about their teaching practice and to engage in conversation with one another." -Eric Hall and Kristina Meinking

Bringing Co-Creation in Learning and Teaching to Your Classroom

In this accessible and informative new text, Co-creating Learning and Teaching: Towards relational pedagogy in higher education, Catherine Bovill offers readers a useful framework and scholarly context for co-creation in learning and teaching (CCLT). Faculty and staff who are curious…

As universities were transitioning to distance learning, many of us had to consider how to continue to support our undergraduate research mentees.

Lessons Learned from Mentoring Undergraduate Research this Summer

Salient Practices of Undergraduate Research Mentoring This past March, as universities were transitioning to distance learning, in addition to figuring out how to teach our classes remotely, many of us had to consider how to continue to support our undergraduate…

In a time when we are increasingly thinking about equity, [democratization goals] are even more important as we think not only about ways to increase the scale of undergraduate research through curriculum but also how to expand access to underrepresented populations and how to serve them best.

Democratizing Undergraduate Research Mentoring

The last few months have been incredibly trying as we try to navigate life with COVID-19 and more recently the resurgence of #BlackLivesMatter and advocating for antiracism after a series of senseless attacks and loss of lives for many Black…

Developing Attitudes and Habits of Mind for Mentorship

In fall 2010, Caroline Ketcham and I (Eric Hall) entered into a co-mentoring relationship with an undergraduate research student who was interested in hippotherapy (horse therapy) and the potential impacts that these programs could have on motor/postural changes as well…

Nicole Galante presenting Professional Writing & Rhetoric research at Elon University's Spring Undergraduate Research Forum

Salient Practices of Mentoring Undergraduate Research [in Writing]

Based on an extensive review of literature on Undergraduate Research mentoring, Jenny Olin Shanahan, Elizabeth Ackley-Holbrook, Eric Hall, Kearsley Stewart, and Helen Walkington (2015) identified ten salient practices of mentoring that offer undergraduate researchers intellectual, personal/emotional, and professional socialization support….