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Conditions for successful online mentoring

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dc.contributor.advisor Southey, Peter, 1945- en Nchindila, Bernard Mwansa en 2009-08-25T10:55:47Z 2009-08-25T10:55:47Z 2009-08-25T10:55:47Z 2007-01 en
dc.identifier.citation Nchindila, Bernard Mwansa (2009) Conditions for successful online mentoring, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <> en
dc.description.abstract This study examines the conditions for successful online mentoring in order to develop writing skills in English in a workplace setting. Chapter 1 gives the background and context of the study. Problems to be addressed in the study and the aims, objectives, hypotheses and their rationale are presented. This is followed by testing procedures, research design, sources of data and research procedures. In Chapter 2, the literature review supports the hypotheses on the need for collaboration in materials development and delivery, mentoring relationships, motivation and computer and Internet efficacy. Chapter 3 presents the findings from the case study bringing into focus problems that would jeopardise a mentoring programme if training providers do not pay attention to the hypotheses. The findings are collated and the hypotheses are confirmed. Conditions for successful online mentoring are spelt out in Chapter 4. The study concludes that online mentoring works once the conditions are properly followed. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (156 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject.ddc 650.130968
dc.subject.lcsh Mentoring -- South Africa
dc.subject.lcsh Mentoring in business -- South Africa
dc.subject.lcsh Written communication -- South Africa
dc.subject.lcsh Electronic mail messages -- South Africa
dc.subject.lcsh Online chat groups -- South Africa
dc.title Conditions for successful online mentoring en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department English Studies en M.A. (TESOL) en

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