Advertisement

Wireless Personal Communications

, Volume 85, Issue 2, pp 565–584 | Cite as

Online Mentoring Model by Using Compatible Different Attributes

  • Pratya NuankaewEmail author
  • Punnarumol Temdee
Article

Abstract

This paper proposes the compatible different attributes for online mentoring model based on the assumption that the mentor and the mentee are able to work successfully not only because of some common attributes between them but also some compatible different attributes between them. There are two sets of compatible different attributes proposed in this paper including mentee and mentor attributes. Both sets are represented in different size of matrix elements having some common factors and some different factors. The common factors are ability and skill for both mentor and mentee attributes. Additionally, the different factor for mentee attribute is motivation in learning and the different factors for mentor attribute are experience, knowledge, and effectiveness. The objective of this paper is to study to what extent the proposed compatible different attributes can be used for online mentoring model. The empirical study is conducted with 250 mentees and 46 mentors from Mae Fah Luang University, University of Phayao, Chiang Rai Rajabhat University, and Rajabhat Maha Sarakham University. They are asked to complete the survey questionnaire for determining the satisfaction to the individual factors and overall attributes. Additionally, other 205 mentees and 32 mentors are asked to determine the satisfaction to a specific condition of the proposed attributes. The results show that the proposed compatible different attributes are agreed to be used as the mentor and mentee attributes for online mentoring model.

Keywords

Online mentoring model Student model Teacher model 

References

  1. 1.
    Eby, L. T., Allen, T. D., Evans, S. C., Ng, T., & DuBois, D. L. (2008). Does mentoring matter? A multidisciplinary meta-analysis comparing mentored and non-mentored individuals. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 72(2), 254–267.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Anderson, L. W. (2004). Increasing teacher effectiveness (2nd ed.). Paris: Unesco, International Institute for Educational Planning.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Wortmann, K., Cavanaugh, C., Kennedy, K., Beldarrain, Y., Letourneau, T., & Zygouris-Coe, V. (2008). Online teacher support programs: Mentoring and coaching models. North American Council for Online Learning, 11, 2–24.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Deans, F., Oakley, L., James, R., & Wrigley, R. (2006). Coaching and mentoring for leadership development in civil society. International NGO Training and Research Center.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Wanberg, C. R., Kammeyer-Mueller, J., & Marchese, M. (2006). Mentor and protégé predictors and outcomes of mentoring in a formal mentoring program. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 69(3), 410–423.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Block, B., & Georgiadis, A. (2012). Project-mentoring in engineering education: A competence-oriented teaching and learning approach. 2012 IEEE global engineering education conference (EDUCON).Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Xiao, X. (2013). The study of undergraduate mentorship system based on the fuzzy comprehensive assessment method. 2013 Fourth international conference on digital manufacturing and automation (ICDMA).Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Sohn, M., Kwon, Y. M., & Lee, H. J. (2012). Context-based hybrid semantic matching framework for e-mentoring system. 2012 15th International conference on network-based information systems (NBiS).Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Srivichai, P., Meksamoot, K., Jengjalern, A., & Chakpitak, N. (2012). Integrated knowledge management system based mentoring for new university staff development. 2011 9th international conference on ICT and knowledge engineering (ICT & knowledge engineering).Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Quintana, M. G. B., & Zambrano, E. P. (2014). E-mentoring: The effects on pedagogical training of rural teachers with complex geographical accesses. Computers in Human Behavior, 30, 629–636.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Rhodes, J. E., & Spencer, R. (2010). Structuring mentoring relationships for competence, character, and purpose. New directions for Youth Development, 2010(126), 149–152.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Garcia-Saenz, M., Sanders-Smith, S., & Longhinos, B. (2007). Globalization: Effects and opportunities for higher education. Paper presented at the frontiers in education conference-global engineering: Knowledge without borders, opportunities without passports, 2007. FIE’07. 37th Annual.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Barry, M.-L., & du Plessis, Y. (2007). Emotional intelligence: A crucial human resource management ability for engineering project managers in the 21st century. Paper presented at the AFRICON 2007.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Liu, D., Yang, Z., Wang, J., & Liu, L. (2013). Brief analysis on training strategies of teachers’ personality. 2013 8th international conference on computer science and education (ICCSE).Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Hindal, H., Reid, N., & Whitehead, R. (2013). High ability and learner characteristics. International Journal of Instruction, 6(1), 59–76.Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Yarandi, M., Jahankhani, H., & Tawil, A. (2012). An ontology-based adaptive mobile learning system based on learners’ abilities. 2012 IEEE global engineering education conference (EDUCON).Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Souto, M. A. M., Verdin, R., & de Oliveira, J. P. M. (2005). Discovering Web usage patterns for modeling learner’s cognitive abilities. Paper presented at the Web Congress, 2005. LA-WEB 2005. Third Latin American.Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    Tan, X., & Wang, H. (2011). Information technology in teacher’s professional skill training application. 2011 6th international conference on computer science and education (ICCSE).Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    Vigorito, C. M., & Barto, A. G. (2010). Intrinsically motivated hierarchical skill learning in structured environments. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, 2(2), 132–143.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Samia, D., & Abdelkrim, A. (2012). An adaptive educational hypermedia system integrating learning styles: Model and experiment. 2012 international conference on education and e-learning innovations (ICEELI).Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Li, X., Feng, L., Zhou, L., & Shi, Y. (2009). Learning in an ambient intelligent world: Enabling technologies and practices. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 21(6), 910–924.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Kolb, A. Y., & Kolb, D. A. (2005). Learning styles and learning spaces: Enhancing experiential learning in higher education. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 4(2), 193–212.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Villegas-Reimers, E. (2003). Teacher professional development: An international review of the literature: International Institute for Educational Planning Paris.Google Scholar
  24. 24.
    Yusof, A., & Ahmad, N. (2012). Quality and effectiveness of knowledge management transfer using of Mentor-mentee Program and on Job Training in work place. 2012 International conference on innovation management and technology research (ICIMTR).Google Scholar
  25. 25.
    Hai-bin, C., & Hao-yuan, W. (2011). The research on “explicit of tacit knowledge” in the industrial cluster based on knowledge management. 2011 International conference on computer science and service system (CSSS).Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    Liu, B. (2011). A study on college teachers’ personal knowledge management. 2011 International conference on management and service science (MASS).Google Scholar
  27. 27.
    Qun, Z., & Weihua, X. (2013). The construction of knowledge sharing platform in universities under the ubiquitous network environment. 2013 Fourth international conference on emerging intelligent data and web technologies (EIDWT).Google Scholar
  28. 28.
    Wang, C., & Xu, X. (2012). The strategies on teacher’s personal knowledge management. 2012 International symposium on information technology in medicine and education (ITME).Google Scholar
  29. 29.
    McBer, H. (2001). Research into teacher effectiveness. Early Professional Development of Teachers, 193–209.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information TechnologyMae Fah Luang UniversityChiang RaiThailand

Personalised recommendations