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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2966–2972
This paper describes a study where design-based research (DBR) is used as a framework for the design and implementation of an online community of foreign language learners, in the context of learning Italian as a second language at university. An...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2006) pp. 120–132
Beginning teachers face enormous challenges in their first year of teaching. High attrition rates of teachers within the first five years attest to the difficulties inherent in commencing professional life as a teacher. This paper describes the...
Beginning teacher network: The design of an online community of practice for beginning teachers in Australia
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3251–3258
The high attrition rate of teachers in their first five years of teaching coupled with an ageing teacher profile necessitates innovative approaches to beginning teacher support and professional development. This paper argues (and provides a...