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EDUC462 Mentoring Teachers

Critical examination of mentoring practice related to professional growth of teachers at all levels.

This paper is intended to provide you with a structured opportunity to critically reflect on and develop your understandings of mentoring through engagement with your practice and the literature.

Paper title Mentoring Teachers
Paper code EDUC462
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,076.55
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,267.52

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Prerequisite
54 300-level EDUC or EDUX points
Restriction
EDUX 462
Notes
(i) Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Dean of the College of Education. (ii) May not be credited with EDUX433 passed in 2011 or 2012.
Eligibility
For teachers or other professionals who are in or will be in a mentoring role.
Contact
Dr Keryn Pratt (College of Education), keryn.pratt@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Helen Trevethan, Dr Sandra Williamson-Leadley
Paper Structure
The paper is centred around four online discussions focused on definitions of mentoring, mentoring relationships, promoting growth through mentoring and developing a mentoring culture. Discussions run for three weeks and have readings associated with them.
Teaching Arrangements
This is an online distance learning paper.
Textbooks
Cameron, M. (2009). Lessons from beginning teachers: Challenges for school leaders. Wellington: New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  1. Critically examine ways of interpreting and enacting mentoring
  2. Critically evaluate their practice as mentors
  3. Synthesise their increased understanding of mentoring research and their experiences to create a set of guidelines for mentors

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Critical examination of mentoring practice related to professional growth of teachers at all levels.

This paper is intended to provide you with a structured opportunity to critically reflect on and develop your understandings of mentoring through engagement with your practice and the literature.

Paper title Mentoring Teachers
Paper code EDUC462
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
54 300-level EDUC or EDUX points
Restriction
EDUX 462
Notes
(i) Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Dean of the College of Education. (ii) May not be credited with EDUX433 passed in 2011 or 2012.
Eligibility
For teachers or other professionals who are in or will be in a mentoring role.
Contact
postgrad.education@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Helen Trevethan, Dr Sandra Williamson-Leadley
Paper Structure
The paper is centred around four online discussions focused on definitions of mentoring, mentoring relationships, promoting growth through mentoring and developing a mentoring culture. Discussions run for three weeks and have readings associated with them.
Teaching Arrangements
This is an online distance learning paper.
Textbooks
Cameron, M. (2009). Lessons from beginning teachers: Challenges for school leaders. Wellington: New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  1. Critically examine ways of interpreting and enacting mentoring
  2. Critically evaluate their practice as mentors
  3. Synthesise their increased understanding of mentoring research and their experiences to create a set of guidelines for mentors

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard