Join us on Twitter for #profchat

A Twitter chat for the educator and professor

March 1 @ 8 PM

Join us for an exciting exchange of ideas during our Twitter chat. Build your PLN and share what you know. The topic of the day is the role of mentor-model educators in learning. Paul Wilson aka @philosophypaul will serve as guest moderator.


Tuesday, March 1st, 8pm

This is an online event. #profchat

We will use the standard Q1 and A1 formula with the #profchat hashtag

7:50 PM #profchat starts in 5 minutes. Tonight’s topic: the role of the mentor-model educator in learning

We will use the Q and A format. 9 Questions. Intro. Q: How did you become interested in mentor-model educators? #profchat

Q1. How would you describe a mentor-model educator? Do you think a mentor educator is different from a model educator?

Q2. During your tenure as a college or graduate student did you have a mentor-model educator? Was this a formal arrangement? Describe him or her.

Q3. On a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 as “no influence” and 10 as “significant influence” how would you rate the influence of your mentor-model?

Q4. Would you describe your mentor-model as a content-driven role model or a pedagogical role model? Could they be both? Why?

Q5. How has your own practice as an educator been shaped by your mentor-model educators? Was the influence positive? Negative?

Q6. Do you see technology as enhancing or amplifying the effect of the mentor-model educator? Do you see it as detracting from or overshadowing the contribution of the mentor-model educator?

Q7. Can a mentor-model educator promote student-centered learning? How?

Q8. What are some of the responsibilities of a mentor-model educator for individual students? For the institution? For the social community? Does their voice count?

Q9. Do you see yourself as a mentor-model educator? Why? What do you plan to do about it?

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