ERIC Number: EJ566423
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Best Practices for Enculturation: Collegiality, Mentoring, and Structure.
Boyle, Peg; Boice, Bob
New Directions for Higher Education, n101 p87-94 Spr 1998
Interviews with 66 students, faculty, and administrators in ten departments of a large public research university revealed a number of factors instrumental in integrating first-year students successfully into graduate programs: a structured departmental orientation complementing the university-wide orientation; a culture of collegiality; mentoring; and a program structure providing short-term goals, structured assignments, and timely feedback. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Theme issue: "The Experience of Being in Graduate School: An Exploration," No. 101.