On the Value of Mentors for Education

Thanks to Mimi Ito for the this excellent quote in her keynote presentation titled "Connected Learning"

If graduates had a professor who cared about them as a person, made them excited about learning, and encouraged them to pursue their dreams, their odds of being engaged at work more than doubled, as did their odds of thriving and their well-being
— http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/gallup/docs/GPI_overview.pdf