Creating Successful Telementoring Programs

Edited by:
Frances K. Kochan, Auburn University

A volume in the series: Perspectives on Mentoring. Editor(s): Benjamin Kutsyuruba, Queen’s University.

Published 2005

This volume, Technological Aspects of Mentoring, edited by Frances K. Kochan and Joseph T. Pascarelli, will examine mentoring in the technological age. It will focus upon the impact and use of technology in terms of program development, mentoring roles, problems and solutions and issues to be addressed including confidentiality, ethics, and implications for future practice. The editors will explore the possibilities for tomorrow from the work of today.

Introduction. Section I. Elements of Success. Mentoring and the Technology Revolution: How Face-to-face Mentoring Set the Stage For E-mentoring, Peg Boyle Single and Richard M. Single. Effective Mentoring at a Distance: A Collaborative Study, Sue M. Gordon, Jenny Edwards, Gail L. Brown, Fran A. Finnegan, Victoria Yancy, Amy Y. Butler, Wanda D. Davis and Denise M. Stitt. Identifying Essential Elements of Successful E-mentoring Programs Through Needs Assessment, Christina A. Kasprisin and Peg Boyle Single. Section II. Role Changes and Systems of Support. Developing a Telementoring Taxonomy to Improve Online Discussions, William Brescia. Technology and Mentoring Practices Within Academic Settings, Sara E. Wolf and Maria Martinez Witte. Facilitating Faculty Development Through Mentorship: From Traditional to Technology-enhanced Teaching, Neil D. Gomes and Carol A. Mullen. Section III. Program Initiatives. Mentors Online: Ementoring for Self-employed Professionals, Kim Rickard. Online Learning at Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy: Implications for Mentoring the Online Learner, Evan T. Robinson and Scott K. Stolte. Investigating Telementoring With Preservice and Professional Teachers: Exploring the Issues and Challenges, Susan C. Brown and Marcella L. Kysilka. Electronic Networking to Support Telementoring, Robert J. Beebe, Louis Trenta, Duane Covrig, Patrick Cosiano and Harry Eastridge. Section IV. Perspectives. What Do They Mean By "Success"? Examining Mentees’ Perceptions of Success in a curriculumbased Telementoring Program, Mahboubeh Asgari and D. Kevin O’Neill. Enhancing Music Field Experiences With Telementoring, Kimberly C. Walls. Is "Dialogue" Possible Online: Findings From an International Study of Educators Engaged in Professional Mentoring Groups in a Web-based Environment, Kristen M. Snyder. Distance mentoring Along the Doctoral Speedway, Jim Killacky and Diann Brown. Taking a Panoramic View of Our Travels (Summary), Frances K. Kochan.