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New Faculty Mentoring In Respiratory Care Programs, Kristen L. Mchenry, Jim Lampley, Randy L. Byington, Donald W. Good, Stephanie R. Tweed Oct 2018

New Faculty Mentoring In Respiratory Care Programs, Kristen L. Mchenry, Jim Lampley, Randy L. Byington, Donald W. Good, Stephanie R. Tweed

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Introduction: The purpose of this study was to identify mentoring practices of new faculty members in Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) accredited respiratory care programs in the U.S. and to identify the perceptions of program directors regarding the observed impact of program mentoring practices. Methods: The method for the study was quantitative non-experimental survey research. The survey instrument was an electronic questionnaire titled Respiratory Care Faculty (RCF) Mentoring Survey. The 25-item survey was divided into three dimensions: mentoring practices, mentor/mentee relationship, and perceptions of the impact of new faculty mentoring. Of the 410 possible program director ...


A Graduate Student Mentoring Program To Develop Interest In Research, Mary E. Kiersma, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Aleda M.H. Chen, Brittany Melton, Marwa Noureldin, Kimberly S. Plake Aug 2012

A Graduate Student Mentoring Program To Develop Interest In Research, Mary E. Kiersma, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Aleda M.H. Chen, Brittany Melton, Marwa Noureldin, Kimberly S. Plake

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Objective. To assess the impact of a graduate student mentoring program on student interest in research and postgraduate education and on graduate student confidence in mentoring.

Methods. Undergraduate and pharmacy students (mentees) and graduate students (mentors) were matched and participated in the study, which required them to engage in at least 2 discussions regarding research and careers. Mentees completed a pre- and post-assessment of their perceptions of research, postgraduate training plans, and perceptions about mentors. Mentors completed a pre- and post-assessment of their perceptions about themselves as mentors and their confidence in mentoring.

Results. Although there were no significant differences ...


Connections Through Clubs: Collaboration And Coordination Of A Schoolwide Program, Wendy Logan, Janna L. Scarborough Jan 2008

Connections Through Clubs: Collaboration And Coordination Of A Schoolwide Program, Wendy Logan, Janna L. Scarborough

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The "Connections Through Clubs" program provides all students with the opportunity to participate in a small-group extracurricular activity and mentoring experience led by school faculty, staff, and community members during the school day throughout the academic year. This schoolwide program was developed in response to identified school needs and as a means to facilitate a strengths-enhancing school environment and to promote the developmental competencies of all students, both of which have been linked to academic and personal success. The purpose of this article is to describe the inception, implementation, and preliminary evaluation of the Connections Through Clubs program. In addition ...