Dr. Jackie Sydnor
<b>Department: </b>Elementary Education<br><b>Research Area: </b>Novice teacher induction and mentoring
Department: Elementary Education
Research Focus: Novice teacher induction and mentoring
Potential Student Project(s): Potential student projects would include supporting ongoing research on the mentoring experiences of new elementary teachers. This may entail finding and reading articles about new teacher mentoring and writing summaries, interviewing new teachers about their experiences and/or transcribing these interviews, conducting research on various models of mentoring support, etc.
Attributes/skills/background sought in undergraduate: Interested in the teaching profession; organized; reliable; strong communication skills; curious.
Mentoring Plan: The student will work 5 hours per week on the project, including a 1-on-1 interaction with me at least one hour per week.
Contact: 317-403-3032, TC 325