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Improving the Professional Knowledge Base for Education: Using Knowledge Management and Web 2.0 Tools
Policy Futures in Education Vol. 9, No. 5 (2011) pp. 644–660
Improving education systems is an elusive goal. Despite considerable investment, international studies such as the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) project of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the ...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (1996) pp. 5–20
Reports on a pilot study that investigated the procedures used by universities to select and interview science graduates applying for teacher training courses. Identifies important issues related to selection and recruitment procedures. Contains 28...
The European Schoolnet. An Online European Community for Teachers? A Valuable Professional Resource?
Teacher Development Vol. 5, No. 2 (2001) pp. 157–75
Describes successes and problems of the European Schoolnet Multimedia Project, highlighting one project, the Learning School, which researched teachers' needs and uses of information and communication technology in the classroom in Portugal, Belgium,...
National Models for Continuing Professional Development: The Challenges of Twenty-First-Century Knowledge Management
Professional Development in Education Vol. 39, No. 2 (2013) pp. 273–287
If teacher quality is the most critical factor in improving educational outcomes, then why is so little attention drawn to the knowledge and evidence base available to support teachers in improving the quality of their professional knowledge? This...
Translational Research Principles Applied to Education: The Mapping Educational Specialist Knowhow (MESH) Initiative
Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy Vol. 39, No. 4 (2013) pp. 459–463
The Mapping Educational Specialist Knowhow (MESH) Initiative is part of a research project applying knowledge management principles which are well known in other sectors, public and private, to the education sector. The goal is to develop and test...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 14, No. 4 pp. 69–77
Computer-assisted language learning (CALL) technology and pedagogy have gained recognition globally for their success in supporting second language acquisition (SLA). In Saudi Arabia, the government aims to provide most educational institutions with ...
‘O Brave New World’: the roles of teacher educators, researchers, assessors and evaluators in web-based communities of practice for teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2846–2870
This chapter provides a longitudinal context for those teacher educators who want to leverage the power of building ‘communities of practice’ praxis into programmes for the Continuing Professional Development of teachers in digital technologies. The ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) p. 2546
This international panel will address issues that educators consider as challenging the success of schools around the world. Integrating the uses of ICT tools into best practice teaching models will be discussed. A comparison of barriers and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 2913–2914
Panel members from around the globe will discuss the challenges and possibilities of internationalizing education with digital technologies, by addressing the social, commercial, and governmental influences, as well as the enrichment of all...
Cutting-edge tools and Convergerences for the 21st Century Curricula: An International Vision, Part 1
Roberta Weber; Roger Carlsen; Ian Gibson; John Cuthell; Richard Millwood Millwood; Marilyn Leask; Sarah Younie; Daithi O Murchu
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) p. 2363
This panel will include representatives from around the world discussing how the educational environment in their region and specialization delivers and enhances instruction with the use of current technologies. Each panelist will focus on the...