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A Qualitative Analysis of an Intensive Mentor-Apprentice Collaboration: MAC
Journal of Research and Development in Education
  • Martha Taylor Dever, Utah State University
  • F. F. Johnson
  • D. E. Hobbs
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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)

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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.