A Qualitative Analysis of an Intensive Mentor-Apprentice Collaboration: MAC
Journal of Research and Development in Education
Examined the evolution of a formal mentoring program, Mentor-Apprentice Collaboration, over 1 year, describing what the elementary-level beginning and mentor teachers learned from the experience. Participant interviews highlighted several productive mentoring strategies: sharing concerns and joys; building a sense of team; and establishing trust, dialogue, and affirmation. Both mentors and apprentices felt they benefitted from the experience. (SM)
Dever, M.T., Johnson, F.F., & Hobbs, D.E. (2000). A qualitative analysis of intensive mentor-apprentice collaboration: MAC. Journal of Research and Development in Education, 33(4), 241-256.