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Book Review: Online Professional Development for Teachers: Emerging Models and Methods
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 145–149
Current models of professional development have not been successful in helping teachers change their practice. To address this issue, online teacher professional development (oTPD) programs have emerged. Online Professional Development for...
Topics: Internet, eLearning, Professional Development, Distance Education, Teachers, Educational Technology
Editorial: Research Agenda for Online Teacher Professional Development
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 657–661
In September of 2005, the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University hosted a conference designed to explore online teacher professional development (oTPD). During the two day conference, the participants explored ten models of oTPD. The...
Topics: eLearning, Internet, Professional Development, Teachers, Distance Education
Editorial: Online Education: Issues and Research Questions
Cleborne Maddux; Debra Sprague; Richard Ferdig; Peter Albion
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 157–166
This article suggests that online education is at the cusp of a period of dramatic change. That change will involve significant increases in the numbers of students and faculty who are involved in online education. Reasons for the change are...
Topics: Educational Technology, Change, Distance Education, Computers, Faculty, Internet, Information Communication Technologies, Classrooms, Research Methods