Central Queensland University
Dr Angelina Ambrosetti is a lecturer in the School of Education and the Arts at Central Queensland University. She works in teacher education and her research interests include mentoring and mentoring pedagogy. In particular she researches the relationship that occurs between classroom teachers (mentors) and pre-service teachers (mentees), the roles they play and how professional development can interact within the relationship.
EditorialWhat does it mean to be a mentor? Is there a common understanding or can a mentor be defined according to the context mentoring acts occur in? This issue of M/C Journal explores these questions in light of the societal and cultural context we live in today. The modern world is being transformed by complex and changing societal and cultural aspects, thus mentoring is an evolving...Read more
The Portrayal of the Teacher as Mentor in Popular Film: Inspirational, Supportive and Life-Changing?FeatureThe mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. — William Arthur WardIntroductionThe first documented use of the term Mentor can be traced back to the 8th century BC poem by...Read more