Communication Styles of Mentoring in an Electronic Forum
Cheng-Chih Wu, Chin-Yuan Lai, Greg. C. Lee, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Norfolk, VA USA ISBN 978-1-880094-42-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
This study investigated the communication styles of five mentors in telementoring a class of 33 preservice teachers. Electronic forum was the instrument of communications between the mentors and the students. Data collected in an 8-week period resulted in 52 mentors initiated discussion threads and 43 follow-up posts. Analysis of these posts revealed four discussion threads initiating styles and six follow-up posting styles.
Wu, C.C., Lai, C.Y. & Lee, G.C. (2001). Communication Styles of Mentoring in an Electronic Forum. In C. Montgomerie & J. Viteli (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2001--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 2077-2082). Norfolk, VA USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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