Mentoring

This section of the On-Line Ethics Center contains materials that focus on issues of mentoring ethics:  bibliographical entries, cases and commentaries, modules, and essays and articles on these topics.  It provides links to other related resources.  At some future date, it may also include a blog to capture thoughts, opinions, and advice on ethics and mentoring of graduate students and post-docs, especially, but not exclusively. 

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  • Mentoring (RCR Role Plays)

    Added10/01/2009

    One of nine role play scenarios developed by Michael Loui and C. K. Gunsalus. This page, on mentoring, includes the summary, resources on mentoring and interpersonal communication, and handouts to be given to various participants. The full role play instructions with discussion guidelines are included in pdf format.

    Author(s) Michael C. Loui C.K. Gunsalus
    Contributor(s) Michael C. Loui
    Year 2009
  • A modular sequence of materials on the responsible conduct of research that support a series of activities for student-faculty learning. These materials for the exploration of issues in the responsible conduct of research among students, faculty, postdoctoral fellows and research staff are being greatly expanded under a grant from NIH/PHS (#T15 AI07592). Included here are discussion and interview questions, readings, and applicable policies and standards, including new Federal Policy on Research Misconduct and misconduct definition, and a growing collection of original scenarios that present ethical problems common in research.
  • Added09/09/2006

    research ethics, responsible conduct of research, research, ethics, supervisor, trainee, mentor, thesis advisor,

    A scenario meant to stimulate discussion about the ethical issues that arise when a thesis supervisor demands significantly more work after the student thinks the draft is complete.

    Author(s) Caroline Whitbeck
    Year 1992
  • Added08/23/2006

    A listing of brief vignettes describing methods of mentoring problems and solutions. These are composites of different mentoring experiences of women. Each vignette describes a separate problem and solution that one woman or a group of women went through.

    Year 2006
  • Added08/23/2006

    diversity, work-force, advisor, advising, women, engineering, students, barriers, minorities, role models and mentors for science and engineering majors, special advising needs of women, gender differences in performance and attitudes in the workplac

    A detailed abstract of an article from the July/August 1995 issue of The Journal of College Student Development.

    Author(s) Vivian Anderson
    Year 1995
  • Added08/23/2006

    How does a new teaching assistant handle a student with a learning disability? What responsibility does the university and/or faculty members have to train a graduate student in the universities policies? This case explores the potential conflicts between students, TA's and faculty when policy is not clearly defined.

    Contributor(s) Brian Schrag
    Year 2001
  • Added08/23/2006

    ethics, ethical judgement, workplace ethics, students, advisor roles, cheating, justice

    This scenario highlights potential dilemmas encountered by postdoctoral fellows in a research setting. How should issues of possible cheating be resolved when no clear evidence supports the claim?

    Contributor(s) Brian Schrag
    Year 2006
  • Added08/23/2006

    student-mentor relationships, affirmative action, graduate education, graduate research, race, supervisors and managers, workplace relationships, communication, academic standards

    This case is a discussion about affirmative action, graduate education and graduate research; the case raises questions about the responsibilities of university research in society and issues surrounding student-mentor relationships.

    Year 2006
  • Added08/23/2006

    mentoring, bias in mentoring, supervisor trainee relationship, atmosophere of lab and competition among students

    This case discusses a possible conflict of interest between mentor and student and the dissemination of information within academia.

    Contributor(s) Brian Schrag
    Year 1999
  • Added08/23/2006

    research conduct, student and post-doc authorship, collaborative research, acknowledgment, publication, credit

    This case discusses issues such as including proper data management and the responsibilities of authors, collaborating researchers and faculty research advisers as well as trust and honesty.

    Contributor(s) Brian Schrag
    Year 1999
  • Added08/23/2006

    working relationships in labs, mentors, students,supervisor trainee relationship,

    This case discusses the need for clarification of what is expected of a mentor, an advisor or a supervisor to a graduate student, the differences between mentors and advisors and the need for improved communication between both parties.

    Contributor(s) Brian Schrag
    Year 1999
  • Added08/23/2006

    mentor, work relationship, supervisor trainee relationship, mentoring, bias in mentoring

    This case discusses issues of student-mentor relationship and it's responsibilities as it relates to advising.

    Contributor(s) Brian Schrag
    Year 1999
  • Added08/23/2006

    fabrication, data ownership, mentor, acknowledgment, authorship, publication, credit, supervisor trainee relationship

    This case questions the ethics of a mentor using the work of a doctoral student's work as his own.

    Contributor(s) Brian Schrag
    Year 2006
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