Share Paper: Faculty Development and Diffusion of Innovations: Technology Mentoring Cases from the Field

  1. Evrim Baran, Iowa State University, United States
  2. Ann Thompson, Iowa State University, United States
  3. Hsueh-Hua Chuang, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
  4. Shu Ju Diana Tai, Iowa State University, United States
  5. Wei Wang, Iowa State University, United States
  6. Li-Shan Eva Tao, Iowa State University, United States
  7. Ayse Gul Kara, Iowa State University, United States
Wednesday, March 9 1:30 PM-2:30 PM Hermitage D

Abstract: This symposium reports the research on faculty technology mentoring through the case studies where gradate students (mentors) worked with the faculty members (mentees) on various technology integration projects. Faculty Mentoring Program originated in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction to meet the challenges that faculty experienced during technology integration to their curricular practices. The program is a part of a graduate course, Technology and Teacher Education, delivered at Iowa State University. Individual attention was given to each faculty mentee for their specific needs in technology integration and this also served as an ongoing support throughout the semester. This mentoring model ...