This paper builds on mentoring practices by describing the strategies and results of cross-cultural group e-mentoring in an inquiry-based online course activity that supported Sri-Lankan faculty as online learners or protégés and higher-education students in their quest for knowledge and community. It focuses on the online e-mentoring experience of eight e-mentors in the United States (master's and doctoral students at the University of New Mexico) who engaged in a three-week-long, cross-cultural problem-solving learning activity using Moodle.
Proceedings of the 2008 Mentoring Conference: Fostering a Mentoring Culture in the 21st Century
E-mentoring, cross-cultural learning, inquiry-based, online, Moodle
Citation: LaPointe, D., Richmond, C., VanBerschot, J. A. Gunawardena, L., Barrett, K., Cardiff, M., & Skinner, J. (2008). E-mentoring strategies for cross-cultural learning and community building. Proceedings of the 2008 Mentoring Conference: Fostering a Mentoring Culture in the 21st Century (pp.107-114). Albuquerque, NM: The University of New Mexico, Mentoring Institute.
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