This publication series serves to guide cooperating teachers and those who support cooperating teachers in becoming effective mentors. This new 4-page publication of the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication will break down the major areas of professional support and provide real-world examples of how cooperating teachers can implement them during the internship. Written by Heather R. Nesbitt and Debra M. Barry.
Alemdag, E., & Simsek, P. O. (2017). Pre-service teacher’s evaluation of their mentor teachers, school experiences, and theory-practice relationship. International Journal of Progressive Education, 13(2), 165–179. https://ijpe.inased.org/makale_indir/244
Barry, D. (2019). Evaluation of student teacher supervision and mentoring through the preparations and assistance for cooperating teachers (PACT) program for assisting and supporting agriscience cooperating teachers in Florida (Publication No. 27546454) [Doctoral dissertation, University of Florida]. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.
Edgar, D. W., Roberts, T. G., & Murphy, T. H. (2011). Exploring relationships between teaching efficacy and student teacher – cooperating teacher relationships. Journal of Agricultural Education, 52(1), 9–18. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2011.01009
Kasperbauer, H. J., & Roberts, T. G. (2007). Changes in student teacher perceptions of the student teacher-cooperating teacher relationship throughout the student teaching semester. Journal of Agricultural Education, 48(1), 31–41. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2007.01031
Roberts, T. G. (2006). Developing a model of cooperating teacher effectiveness. Journal of Agricultural Education, 47(3), 1–13. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2006.03001
Rocca, S. J. (2005). Predicting preservice agriculture teachers’ intentions to teach utilizing person inputs, contextual influences, teacher efficacy, and outcome expectations (Publication No. 3178030). [Doctoral dissertation, University of Florida]. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.
University Center for Teaching and Learning. (2022). Classroom observations. University of Pittsburgh. https://teaching.pitt.edu/assessment-of-teaching/classroom-observations/#Why-might-you-want-classroom-observations-performed-by-teaching-consultants