Pepperdine Mentor Center is a group construction project of students
who have been through the Online Masters in Education Technology
Program. During their program they take a class called Mentoring
and Team Leadership and during the 14 weeks they are engaged in
a mentoring experience. This site is a gift of knowledge from each
cadre to the one that follows. The site reflects the contribution
of students from the cadres 2, 3, 4 and 7. The students from cohort
4 created a number of templates to give the Center a coherent look.
While they reached consensus on a design very similar to this opening
page, created a template and began the work of redesigning the whole
stite, they have left their files and partial progress for Cadre 5.
Cadre 2 wrote
a book to share with future classes on lateral
Cadre 3 created
the knowledge building as both a
metaphor and locaion for a range of resources, tools and design
elements for students creating mentoring portfolios.
Cadre 4 designed
a template with instructions
on how to use this template to reorganize the site and reviewed
and revised many of the existing files. They also added content
to a number of the pages designed by cadre 3.
Cadre 7 developed electronic portfolios with
that document their mentoring experience for future OMET students.
7th Sense explores the
virtues that make mentoring relationships work. Super 7 shares practical resources
and lessons learned in their online
All of the students
have created inks to reviews of websites on mentoring creating a
of mentoring resources.
It is linked to the web so that others add new resources as well.
This database is reviewed and updated by students each year.
There is also
a webtour on telementoring
and a Mentoring
discussion forum in this Center.