PUBLICATIONS ON THE RESEARCH IN MENTORING & INDUCTION



This page provides the DETAILS about a category of Barry's publications.

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- The Research on Mentoring -

There are two ways to buy the following information. First, you can buy the WHOLE PACKET. 

 Item #21

The Induction Research Base

An annotated listing of "classic" and more recent research citations and the specific quotes from the research about many aspects of induction & new teacher mentoring. Get the "ammunition" you need to sell decision makers on the need to start or maintain your program.

This packet was originally prepared by Barry Sweeny for the Illinois State Board of Education and was included verbatim in their induction program proposal to the Illinois General Assemby! Wow! It's "good stuff'!

 13 pages
Price $15.00, save $4 over buying all the sections separately. Caution: This packet includes all the sections listed below, so you don't need to buy both the packet and other sections too.
 


  OR, you can buy SEPARATE SECTIONS of the "Research" packet   
 Item # 22

Research on the Need for Mentoring and Induction Programs & the Necessary Program Components

This is it! Get the research you need to design a powerful induction program and the ammunition you need to sell decision makers on the need for the effective program you have designed.

 3 pages
 Price $5.00 This section is included in the research packet Item #21 above.
 
 Item # 23

Research -The Need To Define Program Purposes to Guide Program Development , Evaluation & Improvement

This research reveals the power of clearly defined program purposes for the effectiveness and improvement of the induction program, and what can happen if purposes are not clear.

 1 page
 Price $2.00 This section is included in the research packet Item #21 above.
 
 Item # 24

Research -How Induction Maximizes Beginning Teaching Performance

Sure induction can ease the stress of transition to a new career, but here is what research shows an effective induction program can accomplish regarding the quality of the teaching of participants! Use this to sell the need for a quality approach to your program.

 2 pages
 Price $3.00 This section is included in the research packet Item #21 above.
 
 Item # 25

The Research on the Need for Specific Mentor Training & Support

Don't just create a mentoring program and assign mentors. Effective mentoring requires training and on-going support for both new teachers and mentors to succeed. Find out what and why it is needed.

 2 pages
 Price $3.00 This section is included in the research packet Item #21 above.
 
 Item # 26

Research on the Benefits of Induction Program Partnership

Your organization may be able to sponsor a mentoring program on your own, but there is an even better way! Find out what research indicates are the benefits of using a consortium to support and conduct the induction program.

 1 page
 Price $2.00 This section is included in the research packet Item #21 above.
 
 Item # 27

Research on the Need for & Benefits of Providing Induction Program Leadership Development

Don't just create a program. Get the research that shows the need to create the administrative and teacher leadership needed to coordinate & sustain the program.

 2 pages
 Price $2.00 This section is included in the research packet Item #21 above.
 
 Item #28

Research on the Need for State Funding for Effective Induction Programs

Whether for state or district programs, these arguements will work for you!

 2 pages
 Price $2.00 This section is included in the research packet Item #21 above.