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ERIC Number: EJ1173631
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
How Today's Mentoring Relationships Can Influence Tomorrow's Physical Education
McCluney, E. Nicole; Fallaize, Ashley; Schempp, Paul
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v89 n3 p34-37 2018
The purpose of this article is to describe effective functions that mentors can use to assist in both the personal and professional development of protégés. Mentors help their protégés in two primary areas: career development and psychosocial support. Career development functions are intended to advance the protégé's adjustments within the profession. Career development roles include: (1) patron, (2) coach, (3) protector, (4) challenger and (5) opportunity creator. Psychosocial support functions increase the protégé's self-identity, competence and affiliation with the school and profession. The psychosocial roles are: (1) friend, (2) role model, (3) counselor and (4) acceptor. Through effective mentoring, the current core of physical education teachers has the opportunity to leave a legacy guaranteeing quality physical education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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