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Nicholson, Laura J.; Rodriguez-Cuadrado, Sara; Woolhouse, Clare – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
The benefits of peer mentoring in school settings are well-documented, however, the focus has been on the perceptions of teachers, as opposed to teaching assistants, who report distinct beliefs about their professional development. A mixed methodology was used in which 304 primary school teaching assistants completed questionnaires regarding their…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, Communities of Practice, Teaching Assistants
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Satterly, Brent A.; Cullen, Jennifer; Dyson, Donald A. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Given the changing composition of faculty, intergenerational workforce needs and skill sets must be taken into account when creating mentoring relationships. The traditional nature of academia lends itself to an intergenerational environment of Millennials in novice positions, while tenured faculty, typically GenXers and Boomers, act as mentors in…
Descriptors: Mentors, Models, Teaching Methods, Intergenerational Programs
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Gilles, Carol; Wang, Yang; Fish, Joanne; Stegall, Jenny – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
How do educators learn to be teacher leaders? In this qualitative survey research study, we explored perceptions of 227 former induction program participants concerning teacher leadership (65% response rate). Methodologically, we conducted qualitative coding of open-ended survey data. Defined teacher leadership, participants often referred to…
Descriptors: Mentors, Leadership Training, Teacher Leadership, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Dutton, Hilary; Bullen, Pat; Deane, Kelsey – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Mentoring relationship quality has frequently been associated with improved effectiveness of mentoring interventions for youth. As youth mentoring research has largely been undertaken in community-based, one-to-one mentoring programs in the United States, there have been recent calls to investigate mentoring relationships in specific contexts.…
Descriptors: Mentors, Interpersonal Relationship, Supervisors, Foreign Countries
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Elshaw, John; Fass, David; Mauntel, Brian – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Researchers have examined the role of cognitive apprenticeship in relation to individual performance in the classroom, but there has been limited quantitative research directly linking cognitive behaviors to mentoring relationships and workplace performance. This study investigates the characteristics of mentoring behavior that influence group…
Descriptors: Mentors, Apprenticeships, Reflection, Problem Solving
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Brace, Jennifer L.; Baiduc, Rachael R.; Drane, Denise L.; Flores, Luke C.; Beitel, Greg J.; Lo, Stanley M. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Undergraduate research experience has been shown to enhance student learning and improve persistence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Researchers studying undergraduate research experiences have largely focused on student outcomes and have seldom investigated the outcomes of graduate and postdoctoral mentors. Here, we…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Program Evaluation, Design, Faculty Development
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Lejonberg, Eli; Elstad, Eyvind; Sandvik, Lise Vikan; Solhaug, Trond; Christophersen, Knut-Andreas – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
For the last two decades mentoring as a developmental relationship has been investigated and elaborated on by several researchers. In our study, 382 pre-service teachers answered questions about aspects of developmental mentoring relationships. Using structural equational modelling, we investigated relations between mentors' effort,…
Descriptors: Mentors, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Individual Development
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Windchief, Sweeney; Arouca, Raquel; Brown, Blakely – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Researchers have demonstrated that tutoring is an effective 10 instructional model that relies upon the relationships among the tutor, the tutee, and the curriculum and not merely instructional skills or strategies. In our microethnographic case study, we investigated interactional patterns of two tutors who were pre service literacy teachers…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Mentors, Graduate Students, STEM Education
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Henderson, Lora; Williams, Joanna; Lawrence, Edith – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Research suggests that the mentee's individual characteristics may impact mentoring relationships; however, less is known about the mentoring experiences of adolescent girls presenting with behavioral challenges. We examined the experiences of middle school girls identified as behaviorally high-risk. Participants (N = 72) were referred to a…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Student Behavior, Females, Middle School Students
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Agricola, Bas T.; Prins, Frans J.; van der Schaaf, Marieke F.; van Tartwijk, Jan – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
In higher education, students often write an undergraduate thesis and receive one-to-one or small group support. During mentoring, 10 teachers ideally diagnose students' research skills, to be able to adapt their support to students' needs. In this study, we aimed to answer the question of how mentors apply the diagnostic phases of a diagnostic…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, Theses, Case Studies
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D'Abate, Rosa L.; McVee, Mary B.; Rinker, Tyler W.; Schiller, Jennifer A. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Researchers have demonstrated that tutoring is an effective instructional model that relies upon the relationships among the tutor, the tutee, and the curriculum and not merely instructional skills or strategies. In our microethnographic case study, we investigated interactional patterns of two tutors who were pre-service literacy teachers working…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Literacy, Reading Centers, Preservice Teachers
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Li, Shaobing; Malin, Joel R.; Hackman, Donald G. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Mentoring relationships in higher education are recognized as a critical factor in preparing and socializing doctoral students and junior faculty for academic roles. We examined the practices of 12 educational leadership professors who were recipients of the Jay D. Scribner Mentoring Award, from the perspectives of 103 mentees who submitted…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Mentors, Higher Education, Doctoral Programs
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Black, Victoria G.; Taylor, Zachary W. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Although researchers support the notion that college- and university-sponsored mentoring programs effectively academically transition and retain postsecondary students from a variety of sociocultural backgrounds, researchers have not examined how mentoring programs address the 'mentorability' or the 'ability to be mentored' of their mentees.…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Students, Public Colleges, Student Characteristics
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Chan, Anne – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
Trust is a vital component of mentoring, particularly when protégés are people of color who have experienced racism and discrimination. My findings are part of a larger study that culminated in the formulation of a theory of multicultural mentoring. Trust was found to be foundational for successful multicultural mentoring relationships. In my…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Mentors, Minority Group Students, Racial Relations
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Negrete, Andrea; Griffith, Aisha N.; Hurd, Noelle M. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2018
The current study examined characteristics of natural mentoring relationships (NMRs; i.e. mentoring relationships that develop organically with adults in one's pre-existing social network) among underrepresented college students as contributors to NMR retention across the first year of college. The sample consisted of 209 underrepresented college…
Descriptors: Mentors, Interpersonal Relationship, College Freshmen, Disproportionate Representation
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