Share Paper: Using Educational Technologies For Supporting Mentoring Processes In Higher Education

  1. Jana Riedel, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  2. Sylvia Schulze-Achatz, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  3. Julia Zawidzki, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Tuesday, June 23 6:30-6:45 PM Room 2

Abstract: Mentoring is seen as one possible solution to support the individual development of competences in higher education. To allow this support for a large number of students, scalable technologies should be used and made available in a so called Mentoring Workbench. In order to analyze the requirements for this Mentoring Workbench, this paper, firstly, depicts seven mentoring roles, which can complement typical learning and teaching processes at universities. Based on an analysis of existing mentoring applications, the authors, secondly, work out to which extent these roles can be supported by existing technical solutions. As the market for mentoring software only ...