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Authentic teacher professional development: A consequence of participation in K–12 collaborative online projects
Authentic teacher professional development: A consequence<p>of participation in K–12 collaborative online projects (2004) pp. 1–133
This research study describes and evaluates the nature of the authentic teacher professional development occurring as a consequence of participation in K–12 curriculum-based online projects. Forty-six Alberta teachers participated in a mixed method...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 730–732
This session explores a particular classroom application of the iPad and extends ongoing research on pedagogical applications of mobile multimedia databases in the physical education classroom. In this study, the researcher identified mobile small...
Videoconferencing in K-12 classrooms supported through the cascade model of teacher professional development
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 795–797
The Video Conferencing Regional Leads Network (VCRLN) is an initiative to advance the use of video conferencing in K-12 schools in the Canadian province of Alberta. The network has grown and from it’s beginning phases and advanced its mission in...
Journal of Dance Education Vol. 16, No. 4 (2016) pp. 122–128
This article presents action research that identified iPad tablet technology-supported teaching strategies in a dance classroom context. Dance classrooms use instructor-accessed music as a regular element of lessons, but video is both challenging...
Constructionist principles in online teacher professional development: Robotics and hands-on activities in the Classroom
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 721–729
This report explores the first iteration of a teacher professional development Courselet grounded in constructionist theory and activities. A design-based research approach guided this continuing examination of online teacher professional...
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 20, No. 2 (June 2015) pp. 403–410
Digital badges provide new affordances for online educational activities and experiences. When used with points and leaderboards, a badge can become a gamification element allowing learners to compete with themselves or others, and to know how close ...
Transforming higher education and student engagement through collaborative review to inform educational design
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 6 (Dec 17, 2014)
This paper reports on staff perceptions arising from a review process designed to assist staff in making informed decisions regarding educational design, approaches to engage students in learning, and the technology to support engagement in the...