Faculty Technology Mentoring Program Facilitates- A Case Study

Volume 6 - Issue 3
Ahmet Sami Konca Adem Taşdemir
Pages: 38-51 Download Count : 78 View Count: 93 DOI Number 10.17220/mojet.2018.03.003 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


This study describes a faculty technology mentoring project intended at providing support and mentoring a faculty member. The project took place in Ahi Evran University from February to June 2015. The mentor and mentee weekly met and explored new technologies which were suitable to the mentee’s courses and discussed potential benefits and barriers regarding the implementation of the technology. Process of the project included a collaborative learning community and two-way streaming of information. The mentoring project provided the mentee becoming aware of possible tools, software and applications for using in his teaching processes. The mentee utilized from the project by creating a collaborative learning, observing the mentee’s implementation of the project concerning adjusting and fitting technology, pedagogy, and content. This article discusses the perspectives of both mentor and mentees.

Keywords

  • educational technology
  • mentoring
  • teacher education
  • technology integration
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