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Osiname, Ayodeji – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2014
This review of the literature considers the development of the peer mentoring program by using a transformative leadership framework. Positive relationships are essential to an inclusive, safe learning environment for all students, especially middle school students. Peer mentoring plays a major role in creating this kind of relationship and helps…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Mentors, Peer Teaching, Middle School Students
Kimball, Suzanna L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this quantitative descriptive research study was to examine the possibility of a correlation between peer mentoring programs and successful progression of K-12 teachers. The study encompassed teachers who had been in the profession five or fewer years and worked in a K-12 school district located in the southwestern region of the…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Mentors
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Pennanen, Matti; Heikkinen, Hannu L. T.; Tynjälä, Päivi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This study investigated participants' conceptions of the ideal mentor and mentee in the Finnish model of peer-group mentoring (PGM). Existing mentoring research emphasises dyadic practices, yet there is a lack of investigation of participants' roles in group mentoring. The main concepts of this inquiry were "dispositions"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mentors, Peer Relationship, Personality Traits
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Cutright, Teresa J.; Evans, Edward – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2016
The last year of a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded scholarship program was used to provide pseudo-formal peer mentoring activities to engineering, mathematics, and science undergraduates. A one-credit class was used to afford time for peer mentors and mentees to interact. During the fall semester, seniors augmented each week's topics with…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, School Holding Power, College Freshmen
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Trube, Barbara – Childhood Education, 2017
Mentoring, including peer mentoring, is a key element of teacher education programs and subsequent teaching practice. In order to share the benefits of mindfulness practices, a faculty member in a state university in the Midwestern United States promoted the practice of mindfulness by teacher candidates enrolled in her courses. As members of a…
Descriptors: Mentors, Peer Teaching, Peer Relationship, Teacher Education Programs
McNulty, Kristen – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this non-equivalent control group design, quantitative quasi-experimental study with a qualitative component is to compare the stress levels of nursing students who have a peer mentor to stress levels of nursing students who do not have a peer mentor while taking an Introduction to Nursing Course in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Nursing Education, Comparative Analysis, Peer Groups
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Lin, Yii-nii – Education, 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…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Mentors, Masters Programs
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Magee, Deborah; Bramble, Marguerite; Stanley, David – Educational Action Research, 2020
This paper explores the development of cooperative inquiry as a methodology for nursing research. It commences with a historical overview of Action Research and its use in nursing. The applicability of Action Research approaches in higher education are then discussed in the context of creating partnerships between universities, students and the…
Descriptors: Action Research, Evidence Based Practice, Mentors, Peer Relationship
Abrahamson, Earle Derek; Puzzar, Claire; Ferro, Melissa S.; Bailey, Sarah – Online Submission, 2019
Peer mentoring schemes are increasingly visible within professional practice, and in recent years, universities have integrated mentoring across undergraduate programmes. In order to provide the appropriate support to peer mentors and contribute to the future development and success of peer-mentoring schemes, it is necessary to investigate not…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Health
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Abrahamson, Earle Derek; Puzzar, Claire; Ferro, Melissa S.; Bailey, Sarah – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2019
Peer mentoring schemes are increasingly visible within professional practice, and in recent years, universities have integrated mentoring across undergraduate programmes. In order to provide the appropriate support to peer mentors and contribute to the future development and success of peer-mentoring schemes, it is necessary to investigate not…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Health
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Kocadere, Selay Arkün – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2015
The purpose of my study was to develop and validate a scale to assess peer mentoring practices that aim to enhance learning. In the development process, 4 focus group interviews were conducted with 10 mentors and 12 mentees who participated in 8 weeks of peer mentoring. In addition to the literature, the findings from interviews were used to…
Descriptors: Mentors, Peer Relationship, Focus Groups, College Students
Goltra, Robert Joseph, III – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine if retention of first-year college students was influenced by specific variables and programs at one Midwest community college. The study was focused on responses from the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) (Center for Community College Student Engagement, 2013) and peer mentoring…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Student Characteristics
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Kensington-Miller, Barbara – Teacher Development, 2011
Mentoring is a professional development strategy well documented. Peer mentoring however, is relatively new and was provided as a professional development strategy for a group of secondary school mathematics teachers working in low socio-economic schools. Through the stories of three teachers, the year-long study identifies the features critical…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mentors, Mathematics Teachers
Robinson, Dyan – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Almost half of the students who begin college are not retained at the institution in which they began. The purpose of this research was to explore the perceptions of first-year college students and the impact peer mentoring has on student success. This quantitative study utilized the College Student Mentoring Scale to measure perceptions of…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Freshmen, Peer Teaching, Gender Differences
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Morales, Erik E.; Ambrose-Roman, Sarah; Perez-Maldonado, Rosa – Innovative Higher Education, 2016
This study presents and assesses a developmental math focused peer mentoring program at a public urban university. Over three semesters 45 mentees participated in the program. Results include substantive increases in developmental pass rates as well as increases in self-efficacy and social integration. Other noteworthy findings include the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Peer Teaching, Public Colleges, Urban Schools
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