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Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 189–213
Professional learning is an important process in enabling teachers to update their pedagogical knowledge and practices. The use of online technologies to support professional learning has a number of benefits in terms of flexibility and scalability. ...
online learning design for dummies: professional development strategies for beginning online designers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1500–1505
Much of the conventional development of Web-based learning environments stems from design strategies that are based on providing delivery of the course content. Contemporary courseware delivery systems encourage teachers to see the design of online ...
The BEST site on the internet: An online resource for beginning and establishing successful teachers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2646–2651
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...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1966–1969
The professional development of teachers is an important and necessary process in successful school teaching and learning. While there are varied approaches to professional development there is a widespread view that many have been problematic. 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...