ERIC Number: ED449132
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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New Directions in Mentoring: Creating a Culture of Synergy.
Mullen, Carol A., Ed.; Lick, Dale W., Ed.
This book offers narrative accounts of action research carried out by teachers, administrators, and professors operating a school-university collaboration. Following a preface, "Navigating a New Mentoring Pathway: The Search Begins" (Carol A. Mullen), there are 18 chapters in 3 parts. Part 1, "Mentoring a New Culture," includes: (1) "Introducing New Directions for Mentoring" (Carol A. Mullen); (2) "Adventures in Mentoring: Moving from Individual Sojourners to Traveling Companions" (Carol A. Mullen, Frances K. Kochan, and Fanchon F. Funk); and (3) "Proactive Comentoring Relationships: Enhancing Effectiveness through Synergy" (Dale W. Lick). Part 2, "Mentoring Partnerships," includes: (4) "Birth of a Book: A Narrative Study of a Synergistic Comentoring Process" (Carol A. Mullen); (5) "Creating Synergy in a Mentoring Relationship with a University Student Volunteer" (David S. Greenberg); (6) "The League of Mentors: A Strategy beyond the Faculty Handbook" (Freddie L. Groomes); (7) "Profiles in Mentoring: Perspectives from Female School and University Voyagers" (Fanchon F. Funk and Frances K. Kochan); (8) "Becoming Seamless: Dynamic Shifts in a Mentoring Commitment" (Lori L. Franklin); (9) "The Principal as Mentor: From Divergence to Convergence" (Eileen L. McDaniel); (10) "Spiritual Mentoring: A Synergistic School Therapy" (Sandy R. Lee); (11) "Coloring outside the Lines: Portrait of a Mentor-Teacher" (Debi P. Barrett-Hayes); (12) "Discovering Mentoring Relationships: A Secondary Teacher's Reflections" (Margaret L. Ronald); (13) "Mentoring Preservice Teachers: The Positive Impact of Professional Development Schools" (Diane Sopko and Susan Hilgemeier); (14) "A Mentoring School Leader: Successes and Trials of the Voyage" (Edward M. Vertuno with Carol A. Mullen and Fanchon F. Funk); and (15) "Lifelong Mentoring: The Creation of Learning Relationships" (Carol A. Mullen and William A. Kealy). Part 3, "Mentoring Leadership," includes (16) "Multiple-Level Comentoring: Moving toward a Learning Organization" (Dale W. Lick); (17) "From School to Family: A Voyage of the Soul" (Frances K. Kochan); and (18) "A School Director's Vision: Lighthouse, Beacons, and Foggy Crossings" (Glenn Thomas with Carol A. Mullen and Dale W. Lick). The book ends with an epilogue, "A New Mentoring Pathway Has Been Navigated: The Search Continues" (Carol A. Mullen). (Contains 216 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Action Research, Administrators, College School Cooperation, Collegiality, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Mentors, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Principals, Professional Development Schools, Student Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Researchers, Teachers
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