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Peer Mentoring And Collaboration In The Clinical Setting: A Case Study In Dental Hygiene, Paul T. Parkinson Apr 2010

Peer Mentoring And Collaboration In The Clinical Setting: A Case Study In Dental Hygiene, Paul T. Parkinson

Educational Leadership Faculty Publications

Evaluation of professional conversational opportunities experienced by pre‐profession majors in Dental Hygiene indicates significant reflective development through dialogue and participation in the experienced curriculum. A case study was conducted to evaluate the impact of a Peer Coaching strategy on pre‐professional students’ dispositional and technical preparation. Utilizing an elicitation methodology, researchers identified benefits to peer focused collaborative pedagogy. The purpose of this qualitative study was to uncover whether or not collaborative work in practicum would have value for the development of quality workplace habits. The study explored the impact of peer coaching on pre‐professionals’ self‐efficacy and their ...


Principal Led In-Class Positive Behavioral Support Intervention, David Lavender, John W. Hill Jan 2010

Principal Led In-Class Positive Behavioral Support Intervention, David Lavender, John W. Hill

Educational Leadership Faculty Publications

Results of this one-year study supported the use of an in-class behavioral intervention program that allowed 8th-grade students to reclaim themselves after verbally disruptive behavioral incidences with direct principal led administrator assistance resulting in student return to differentiated individualized instructional classroom activities. Students involved in a second verbally disruptive incident in the classroom were identified for intervention. Academic and behavioral improvement noted for verbally disruptive students with co-occurring below grade level reading test scores (n = 23) and verbally disruptive students with grade level reading scores (n = 12) suggests continued use of this intervention. All participants were in attendance in a ...