Changes in Characteristics of Mentor Interaction in Collaborative Mentoring

협력적 멘토링에서 나타나는 멘토의 상호작용 특징 변화

  • Park, Jihun (Department of Chemistry Education, Pusan National University) ;
  • Son, Eunjee (Department of Chemistry Education, Pusan National University) ;
  • Lee, Seonwoo (Department of Chemistry Education, Pusan National University) ;
  • Nam, Jeonghee (Department of Chemistry Education, Pusan National University)
  • 박지훈 (부산대학교 화학교육과) ;
  • 손은지 (부산대학교 화학교육과) ;
  • 이선우 (부산대학교 화학교육과) ;
  • 남정희 (부산대학교 화학교육과)
  • Received : 2016.11.08
  • Accepted : 2017.07.23
  • Published : 2017.10.20


The purpose of this study was to investigate characteristics of interaction in mentoring conversations and to examine how the interaction features change as mentor teachers have more mentoring experiences. Participants of this study were three mentor who have over 17 years' teaching experience and six beginning science teachers. For this study, one-to-one mentoring dialogue recordings and transcripts were collected and the dialogues were analyzed by utilizing an analytical framework of interaction. the result of analyzing characteristics of mentors' interaction shows that mentors used simple questions and support the most when they started mentoring conversation. the change of characteristics of mentor's interactions indicates three mentors tended to use more thought-provoking questions in the $2^{nd}$ year mentoring than in the $1^{st}$ year and as a result of it mentee's reflection and reflective practices were increased. Through mentors' interview, the mentors could have the opportunity to reflect their own mentoring and this means mentors' self reflection was provoked by means of the mentoring program.


Collaborative mentoring;Mentor-mentee interaction


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