A Study of Novice Faculty Members' Experiences During the Mentoring Process

  title={A Study of Novice Faculty Members' Experiences During the Mentoring Process},
  author={Kerri Pilling Burchill and David Anderson},
  journal={Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership},
This chapter suggests a new framework for thinking about the role of informal mentoring in higher education based on the persistently changing role of education. The chapter provides the findings from a qualitative research study that examined how the lived experiences of three novice professors guided their engagement in informal mentoring opportunities. The study offers evidence to capture how engagement in mentoring opportunities improved the quality of teaching. With each mentoring… 
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