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International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 9, No. 2 (July 2019) pp. 1–14
It is undeniable that the higher education landscape worldwide has changed with the emergence of virtual learning environments (VLEs). These systems offer learning space and resources for teachers and students regardless of time and place. Although...
Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 6, No. 4 (2018) pp. 67–82
Undeniably the use of web technology in language teaching and learning has advanced by leaps and bounds. It not only provides effective learning experiences to the present digitally-inclined students but also assists teachers in creating interesting ...
Development of Interactive and Reflective Learning among Malaysian Online Distant Learners: An ESL Instructor's Experience
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 11, No. 3 (Oct 13, 2010) pp. 21–41
Technology has brought tremendous advancements in online education, spurring transformations in online pedagogical practices. Online learning in the past was passive, using the traditional teacher-centred approach. However, with the tools available...
Blogging in teacher professional development: Its role in building computer-assisted language teaching skills
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 6, No. 3 (Oct 28, 2010) pp. 73–87
Teaching in today’s classroom is technology-driven. For language teachers, computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is exciting yet challenging as they are required to possess appropriate skills and knowledge to teach in such an environment. Both...
Creating and Maintaining Online Communities of Practice in Malaysian Smart Schools: Challenging Realities
Educational Action Research Vol. 19, No. 1 (March 2011) pp. 87–105
Wenger describes an educational community of practice (CoP) as a group of professionals who share a passionate concern for practice-based issues and who voluntarily choose to deepen their knowledge, understanding and skills through collaborative and ...
Is Presence of Community of Practice Dimensions Sufficient for Community-Based Teacher Professional Development?
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 32–45
Professional development programmes that include teacher collaboration can help teachers meet their professional needs and control their professional lives. They can voice their needs and expectations to peers who share similar experiences. Moreover,...
Grappling with technology: A case of supporting Malaysian Smart School teachers' professional development
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 26, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2010)
This paper discusses the challenges faced by a group of Smart School teachers in a partnership model designed to help them develop professionally through the use of online tools. This model known as e-CPDelT: Model 2020 is loosely based on the...
Grappling with Technology: A Case of Supporting Malaysian "Smart School" Teachers' Professional Development
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 26, No. 3 (2010) pp. 400–416
This paper discusses the challenges faced by a group of "Smart School" teachers in a partnership model designed to help them develop professionally through the use of online tools. This model known as e-CPDelT: Model 2020 is loosely based on the...