ERIC Number: EJ553737
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Turning Practitioners into Professors: Exploring Effective Mentoring.
Thomsen, Steven R.; Gustafson, Robert L.
Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, v52 n2 p24-32 Sum 1997
Presents results of focus interviews with 25 "practitioners turned professors" regarding their transition from industry to academia. Finds a general consensus that all advertising and public relations programs should implement a formal mentoring process to include teacher training and inservice, greater explanation of and assistance with promotion in tenure requirements, and formal debriefing sessions with deans, directors, or chairs. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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