ERIC Number: ED481000
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
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Historical, Theoretical, and Pragmatic Perspectives on Mentoring.
Siskin, H. Jay
This chapter discusses current models of mentoring and relates them to issues that are specific to the foreign language and literatures field. A review of the research literature on the concept of mentoring is provided, with particular focus on the mentoring of foreign language teaching assistants (TAs). It is suggested that research on teaching assistant training in foreign language departments has not addressed mentoring in a sustained, theoretical discussion. Five conclusions are drawn from the review of TA training in foreign language departments, and obstacles to mentoring are examined. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
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Note: Written with Jim Davis. In: Mentoring Foreign Language Teaching Assistants, Lecturers, and Adjunct Faculty. Issues in Language Program Direction: A Series in Annual Volumes; see FL 027 839.