Hips With Technology: A Peer Mentoring Journey
While independently working on separate projects, the authors realized their common interest in technology-enhanced teaching was an opportunity to collaborate and form an informal mentor/mentee relationship. Seeing the potential for innovative teaching and learning in the classroom enriched by technology and High Impact Practices (HIPs), both authors embarked on a peer collaborative adventure that enhances their teaching practice, teaching beliefs, and professional growth. This article presents their collaboration as well as their studentsí work as examples. It calls upon institutions of higher education to invest time and resources to understand and support authentic professional development.
Keywords- collaboration, high impact practices, peer mentoring, technology-enhanced learning.