Using Video Cases to Scaffold Mentoring Competencies: A Program Design from the Young Women Leaders Program
Bryan Lewis, Stacy Williams-Duncan, University of Virginia, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-02-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
This paper is a report of an intervention using video cases to scaffold traditional methods of concept presentation in a youth mentoring program. Over the second half of the fall semester of 2012, control and experimental groups in the mentoring curriculum (n=75) were presented with text only materials and text materials augmented with short video segments highlighting specific mentoring concepts. The groups were evaluated on understanding of the mentoring concepts in a series of short surveys, and the experimental group was asked to complete an exit survey as well as participate in a focus group discussion the use of video cases in the curriculum. The preliminary results showed an improvement in the overall understanding of concepts presented by the group viewing video cases. This project is part of a larger effort to produce and evaluate video cases as a means to introduce and explain mentoring concepts that are difficult to illustrate in text.
Lewis, B. & Williams-Duncan, S. (2013). Using Video Cases to Scaffold Mentoring Competencies: A Program Design from the Young Women Leaders Program. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 696-704). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).