Maintaining learning objectives: Mentors keep student teams
focused on the learning objectives. When a team begins to lose focus,
mentors redirect the team by using leading questions.
Maintaining a positive and enjoyable learning environment:
Mentors are positive and professional about the curriculum and the class.
They welcome feedback about how to improve lessons and performance.
Redirecting simple questions: Our goal is to create
independent learners. Mentors direct students with simple questions to the
best resources for answering them. These resources may include other
teammates, class notes, various printed materials, or the web.
Nathan Zohner leads mentor training session for ME223
Shawn Walker, engineer from Agilent Technologies (at end of table) leads
discussion on deployment mechanism for rocket project
Byard Taylor, engineer from Agilent Technologies, (at end of table) discusses
rocket launch project with ME223 students
Steve Zemke, program administrator, (at end of table) leads a review discussion with
rocket reentry team for ME223 class
ME223 students meet with Agilent engineer, Shawn Walker, to discuss camera
in the rocket project
ME223 students on the camera reentry team meet with Byard Taylor, an engineer
with Agilent Technologies.