Mentor Fundamentals: A Guide for Mentoring Online Learners
Current Michigan legislation requires that online learners have a mentor under the conditions as described in the Michigan Department of Education’s Pupil Accounting Manual.
Mentors are critical partners in ensuring student success in navigating online learning. This resource is intended to provide an understanding of the fundamental elements of mentoring or coaching students for success with online courses and has been prepared with the assistance and insight of experienced mentors, instructors, administrators, and customer service representatives from Michigan Virtual™. This guide describes the roles and responsibilities of the mentor and contains tools to prepare mentors for working with online learners.