2010;9:232-244. doi: 10.1177/1538192710371982.
The present study validated the underlying domains that comprise the mentoring experiences of students attending a Hispanic Serving Institution. Mentoring was hypothesized to comprise four interrelated components as measured by the College Student Mentoring Scale. T test results indicated...
Ferro, DeWit, Wells, Speechley, Lipman.
The measurement properties of a newly developed instrument, Mentor Self-Efficacy Scale, were examined among 249 Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) mentor, child, and parent triads. The unidimensional scale demonstrated acceptable reliability (α = 0.81) and convergent validity, with mentor...
2014;15:663-673. doi: 10.1007/s11121-013-0392-8.
The measurement properties of two new scales designed to measure global and engagement mentoring relationship quality (Global Mentoring Relationship Quality Scale and Quality of Mentoring Relationship Engagement Scale) were examined among 272 mentors, 491 children, and 554 parents participating...
Fleming, House, Hanson, Yu, Garbutt, McGee, Kroenke, Abedin, Rubio.
2013;88:1002-1008. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e318295e298.
Purpose: To determine the psychometric properties of the Mentoring Competency Assessment (MCA), a 26-item skills inventory that enables research mentors and mentees to evaluate six competencies of mentors: maintaining effective communication, aligning expectations, assessing understanding, addressing diversity, fostering independence,...
Garner, Byars, Greenwood, Garner.
2003;92:35-42. doi: 10.2466/PR0.92.1.35-42.
The utility of the Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire, Fifth Edition (16PF) as an indicator of mentor effectiveness was examined. A random sample of the 16PF scores of 74 mentors was drawn from a population of 837 mentors from Big...
This paper describes a study of the development and implementation of a benchmarking methodology within a coaching community. It asks: how robust and valid was the process used to identify the key coaching skills and their specific behavioural indicators?...
2009;53:14-23. doi: 10.1016/j.compedu.2008.12.017.
Agreement on the effectiveness of the technology mentoring approach in addressing educators’ needs for learning different technologies has been growing. Literature on the concept of mentoring in general and technology mentoring specifically has indicated mentoring relationships in different settings...
Prouty, Helmeke, Fischer.
2015; doi: 10.1007/s10591-015-9351-9.
Using an online survey, the researchers examined new family therapists’ experiences of four types of professional mentoring during their most recently completed family therapy training programs. The sample of 223 was mostly white, North American, female, and trained in...
Duckworth, Peterson, Matthews, Kelly.
2007;92:1087-1101. doi: 10.1037/0022-35126.96.36.1997.
The importance of intellectual talent to achievement in all professional domains is well established, but less is known about other individual differences that predict success. The authors tested the importance of 1 noncognitive trait: grit. Defined as perseverance and...
2013;16:575-597. doi: 10.1007/s11218-013-9233-7.
Improving the state of science education in the United States has become a national priority. One response to this problem has been the implementation of STEM enrichment programs designed to increase the number of students that enter graduate programs...
Smith, Deemer, Thoman, Zazworsky.
2014;38:496-512. doi: 10.1007/s11031-013-9388-8.
Little is known about students' motivations toward scientific research or the implications of pursuing multiple research motivations simultaneously. We conducted latent profile analysis (a person-centered statistical technique) on 1,052 undergraduate students from three universities enrolled in physics, chemistry, and...
1984;36:367-386. doi: 10.1080/00049538408255318.
Collected multiple dimensions of self-concept, inferred self-concepts based on responses by peers and by teachers, and academic achievement measures for 559 5th-grade students in order to test the factor structure of a revised self-description questionnaire (SDQ—R) and examine correlations...