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Mentoring: A rich source of information to network and align student and teacher needs


Alignment of teachers' and learners' purposes in the learning context is a complex process and a development of mutually beneficial relationships is critical to the interface of teaching and learning. Mentoring provides a means of creating this interface by facilitating a network of learning relationships. The purpose of this article is to report on the mentoring process that was developed in an Evaluations and Investigations Program (EIP) (Gluck and Draisma 1997). It focuses on experience gained in facilitating student mastery in the fields of Physics for Nurses and Acute Care Nursing.