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Grosshans, Onie; Poczwardowski, Artur; Trunnell, Eric; Ransdell, Lynda – American Journal of Health Education, 2003
This qualitative study investigates the role of mentoring over a career in health education faculty at research intensive universities. A nonrandom sample of senior faculty (N=11), whose teaching experience ranged from 20 to 33 years in the classroom, was interviewed. Inductive content analysis was used to identify important themes related to…
Descriptors: Mentors, Health Education, Content Analysis, Teaching Experience
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Wagner, Claire; du Toit, Jacques – Africa Education Review, 2020
Experiential learning is touted as an effective way of imparting research skills. This suggests that master's students undergoing training in research psychology should be exposed to managing projects and supervising interdisciplinary research teams and projects before entering the workplace. The Department of Psychology and Department of Town and…
Descriptors: Research Skills, Career Readiness, Interdisciplinary Approach, Peer Teaching
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Gastager, Angela; Bock, Anna; Patry, Jean-Luc; Präauer, Viktoria; Fageth, Barbara – Global Education Review, 2017
Pedagogical tact, the "translator" from theory to practice, is a complex construct. A theory of tact has been developed and is tested through comparison of novice and expert teachers. One may assume that experienced practitioners are tactful if they are committed. Preservice teachers may be assumed to be less tactful than experienced…
Descriptors: Mentors, Internship Programs, Preservice Teachers, Beginning Teachers
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Cullen, Deborah L.; Luna, Gaye – Gender and Education, 1993
Explores mentoring functions that senior women provided to juniors in academe, and identifies limitations on female mentoring. Interviews with 24 women in administrative positions indicate that senior women favor career mentoring and provide less psychosocial support. Recommendations are made for academic institutions interested in using mentoring…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Affirmative Action, Career Development, Career Guidance
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Faucette, Nell; Nugent, Peg – College Student Journal, 2017
Today, new and redesigned mentoring roles are being explored in teacher education programs. According to literature, having peers mentor less experienced colleagues can benefit both groups. In this study, 11 senior physical education majors served as mentors to 15 juniors. Mentoring sessions occurred during regularly scheduled classes for all.…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers
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Cliffe, Joanne; Fuller, Kay; Moorosi, Pontso – Management in Education, 2018
In England, school leadership preparation has shifted from the National College and local authorities to teaching schools, their alliances and multi-academy trusts. Against this changing educational landscape, we investigate opportunities presented to men and women in secondary school leadership teams (SLTs). Drawing on interview data from a…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Leadership Training, Management Development, Administrator Education
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Cross, Sue – Innovations in Education and Training International, 1998
Discussion of mentoring focuses on professionals in higher education. Topics include organizational issues; processes; training; gender and ethnicity; human resource development, including initiation, peer mentoring to foster reflective practice, and performance enhancement in senior management; and mentoring and the learning organization. (LRW)
Descriptors: Administration, Colleges, Ethnicity, Gender Issues
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Sinclair, Eric; Larson, Heidi A. – Pastoral Care in Education, 2018
This article explores the relationship between cross-age peer mentoring and positive life outcomes as defined by the Five Cs: competence, character, confidence, connection, and compassion. Qualified high school juniors and seniors were randomly assigned groups of 4-5 freshmen to mentor through the challenges of transitioning to secondary school.…
Descriptors: Mentors, Peer Teaching, Cross Age Teaching, High School Students
Medrano, Vivian A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: This qualitative, phenomenological study explored the effect of mentoring in the degree attainment and career paths of first generation Mexican American women who are employed in senior administrative leadership roles at Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs). Methodology: This exploratory study employed a phenomenological research…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Phenomenology, Mentors, Mexican Americans
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Whitfield, Keith E.; Edwards, Christopher L. – Educational Gerontology, 2011
Mentorship is critical for career development. Members of special populations are at increased risk of information shortfalls and advice that is not framed with cultural sensitivity. Special knowledge and skills are needed to successfully mentor members of ethnic minority and other special populations. Midlevel and senior scientists need…
Descriptors: Mentors, Scientists, Career Development, At Risk Students
Rackin, Donald – 1994
This 39-month project at Temple University (Pennsylvania) provided mentoring services by retired senior professors to untenured, full-time junior faculty. The program has involved a total of 58 junior faculty from 20 disciplines and 15 retired professors from 10 disciplines. Mentors received a stipend of $500 per protege per semester. The mentors…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, College Faculty, Faculty Development, Higher Education
Cochran, Kelvin J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Using a descriptive phenomenological method, this study examined the influence of emotional intelligence on the tenure of senior pastors in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). The aim of the study was to seek evidence from the lived experiences of senior pastors with five or more consecutive years of service to determine if high emotional…
Descriptors: Clergy, Christianity, Emotional Intelligence, Phenomenology
Landrus, Lea Alexa – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This research identified and described the strengths and limitations that are influencing non-traditional, senior learner degree completion in four-year higher education institutions. It filled a gap in the research base, predominately occupied by traditional-age learner adult education research, by offering a glimpse into a better understanding…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Graduation, Influences, Adult Students
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Ainsa, Patricia; Olivarez, Arturo – Education, 2017
Mentoring sixty-three undergraduate students online yielded information through distance learning discussion to provide changes by improving the delivery and learning acquisition of new skills in online education. Responses from mentors and mentees having used and experienced various mentoring techniques were analyzed and results further indicated…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Online Courses, Distance Education
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Pardun, Carol J.; McKeever, Robert; Pressgrove, Geah N.; McKeever, Brooke Weberling – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2015
A survey of 241 full professors in journalism and mass communication were asked their views on doctoral education. Results indicated that the expected number of publications students should generate from their dissertations was positively correlated with the number of publications professors produced from their own dissertations, supporting the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Teacher Attitudes, Program Attitudes, College Faculty
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