Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment: Instructors will be using a grading rubric to grade the assignments. It is recommended that learners review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment in order to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment. Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included. Directions: Write a paper (2,250-2,500 words) that explores the relationship of mentoring, coaching, and collaboration and their application to adult learning. Include the following in your paper: An analysis of mentoring and coaching in the teaching and learning process. In what circumstances are mentoring and coaching necessary? (Benchmarks Learning Theory 2.1: Differentiate between mentoring and coaching in the teaching and learning process.) A discussion of how cognition influences coaching and mentoring success. A discussion of how mentoring and collaboration are applied in adult distance education.