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Richmond, Gail; Dershimer, R. Charles; Ferreira, Maria; Maylone, Nelson; Kubitskey, Beth; Meriweather, Alycia – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
In this paper, we present details of a partnership undertaken by four universities with field-based, alternative STEM teacher preparation programs and a large urban school district to provide ongoing professional support for teachers serving as mentors for individuals preparing for careers in high-poverty schools. We also present key findings…
Descriptors: Mentors, Models, STEM Education, Faculty Development
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Kroll, Jonathan – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
Effective mentorship, due to the developmental nature of the experience, hinges upon the people involved--specifically, the personal characteristics of the mentoring collaborators. In this paper, the author explored requisite participant characteristics for peer group mentoring. One dozen executive-level professional women shared their…
Descriptors: Peer Groups, Participant Characteristics, Mentors, Women Administrators
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Guramatunhu-Mudiwa, Precious; Angel, Roma B. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
Two women faculty members, one White from the southeastern United States and one Black African from Zimbabwe, purposefully explored their informal mentoring relationship with the goal of illuminating the complexities associated with their cross-racial, cross-cultural experience. Concentrating on their four-year mentor-mentee academic relationship…
Descriptors: Females, Mentors, College Faculty, Whites
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Gordon, Evelyn J. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
The retention of new teachers is a noteworthy issue among physical education teachers. One way to combat attrition is with the implementation of induction programs that have a strong emphasis on mentoring. Mentoring creates a "growth-in-connection" for the novice physical education teacher as well as the mentor. The relational cultural…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Mentors, Interprofessional Relationship
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Ambrosetti, Angelina; Dekkers, John; Knight, Bruce Allen – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
Within many preservice teacher education programs in Australia, mentoring is used as the overarching methodology for the professional placement. The professional placement is considered to be a key component of learning to teach, and typically a dyad mentoring model is utilized. However, it is reported that many preservice teachers experience a…
Descriptors: Mentors, Models, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Rohatinsky, Noelle; Harding, Katie; Carriere, Terra – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
The benefits of peer student mentorship programs are making them increasingly popular in nursing education. This manuscript reviews and synthesizes 20 articles outlining key elements, outcomes, and barriers of nursing student peer mentorship programs to allow educators to create mentorship programs that meet the needs of their students, faculty,…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Nursing Students, Peer Teaching, Mentors
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Lyons, Michael D.; Jones, Sara J.; Smith, Bradley H.; McQuillin, Samuel D.; Richardson, Georgette; Reid, Erin; McClellan, Anne – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
In our paper we describe a newly developed teacher coaching model that provides training on motivational interviewing (MI) to improve instructional coaches' effectiveness with classroom teachers. Participants were 38 coaches who completed a three-day coaching training. At pre- and post-test, the participants completed role plays with an actor who…
Descriptors: Motivation, Pilot Projects, Instructional Effectiveness, Pretests Posttests
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Green, Tonika Duren; Ammah, Beverly Booker; Butler-Byrd, Nola; Brandon, Regina; McIntosh, Angela – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
In this conceptual article, we focus on mentoring as a strategy to mend the cracks in the education pipeline for African American graduate students. Our article highlights the African American Mentoring Program (AAMP) model and examines the unique methods it uses to support the retention and graduation of African American graduate students from a…
Descriptors: African American Students, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Mentors
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Torrens, Omar D.; Salinas, Cristobal, Jr.; Floyd, Deborah L. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
As higher education continues to experience a shift in demographics commiserate with the United States population, colleges and universities are making more concerted efforts to recruit men of color as staff, administrators, and faculty to reflect their diversified student bodies. One way to retain men of color staff members is to provide…
Descriptors: Mentors, Males, Community Colleges, Minority Group Teachers
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Brown, Sue; Harrell, Scott; Browning, Sandra – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
In our study, we examine the factors influencing the implementation of a mathematics coaching initiative at four high schools including the assets an instructional coach brings to the position and the challenges unique to each school. In our case study we include data collected in individual interviews with instructional coaches, focus groups with…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, High Schools, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Teachers
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Bazzi, Angela R.; Mogro-Wilson, Cristina; Negi, Nalini Junko; Reingle Gonzalez, Jennifer M.; Cano, Miguel Ángel; Castro, Yessenia; Cepeda, Alice – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
Hispanics are disproportionately affected by substance use and related health harms yet remain underrepresented across scientific disciplines focused on researching and addressing these issues. An interdisciplinary network of scientists committed to fostering the development of social and biomedical researchers focused on Hispanic substance use…
Descriptors: Scientists, Hispanic American Students, Substance Abuse, Mentors
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Jones, Kevin T.; Procopio, Claire H. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
Research has demonstrated the efficacy of mentoring at-risk students in a number of fields from physical education to math and science. While separate research has found that many at-risk students lack effective communication skills, little research has explored the potential of communication mentoring in improving at-risk students' communication…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Mentors, Communication Skills, Middle School Students
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Alemdag, Ecenaz; Erdem, Mukaddes – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
In this collaborative research, we designed an e-mentoring program for novice teachers and explored online interactions between mentors and mentees, participant satisfaction, and the perceived benefits of the program for mentees and mentors. Our study included 14 mentees, 14 mentors, and 6 teacher educators. Data were gathered through online…
Descriptors: Program Design, Mentors, Beginning Teacher Induction, Incidence
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Bunting, Bryce; Williams, David – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
While past researchers suggest undergraduate peer mentors (PMs) benefit from mentoring their peers, this experience is rarely associated with transformative learning. Using narrative analysis of authentic mentoring stories, we explored how particular types of mentoring experiences contribute to transformative learning for PMs of first-year…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Personal Narratives, Peer Teaching
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Kumar, Swapna; Johnson, Melissa – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2017
The purpose of our research was to explore faculty members' experiences with online mentoring during the dissertation stage of an online doctoral program. During semi-structured interviews, four mentors reflected on their online mentoring of students, specifically the strategies that worked well, challenges faced while mentoring online, and other…
Descriptors: Mentors, Online Courses, Doctoral Dissertations, College Faculty
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