Mentor (Paperback)

Guiding the Journey of Adult Learners

By Laurent A. Daloz

Jossey-Bass, 9781118342848, 286pp.

Publication Date: October 16, 2012

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With a new introduction and afterword, this revised second edition is a practical, engaging exploration of mentoring and its power to transform learning. Filled with inspiring vignettes, Mentor shows how anyone who teaches can become a successful mentor to students. Topics covered include adult learning and development; the search for meaning as a motive for learning; education as a transformational journey; how adults change and develop; how learning changes the learner; barriers and incentives to learning and growth; and guiding adults through difficult transitions.

About the Author

Laurent A. Daloz is an associate director and faculty member at the Whidbey Institute, a learning center on Whidbey Island, Washington. He served as mentor to adult students for many years as faculty with the Norwich University Adult Degree Program, the Johnson College External Degree Program, and the Lesley College Intensive Residency Option.