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ERIC Number: EJ1045305
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1172
Perspectives on Peer-Mentoring from Taiwanese Science and Engineering Master's Students
Lin, Yii-nii
Education, v135 n1 p79-92 Fall 2014
The purpose of this study is to describe the peer-mentoring experience from the perspective of 16 master's students majoring in science or engineering at a research-oriented university in Taiwan. Utilizing a qualitative method of phenomenology, these mentees shared their views about their peer-mentors through in-depth interviews. Participants acknowledged the importance and effectiveness of peer-mentoring. They appreciated the assistance and guidance provided by their respective mentors, and believed they helped reduce anxiety. Also, peer-mentors were perceived to enhance their mentees' professional knowledge, to help them adapt to laboratory teams, and to assist in accomplishing laboratory research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Taiwan