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Digital Teacher Induction via Webinars and Social Media
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, , , , , , , The University of Texas at Arlington, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Savannah, GA, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-13-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This best practices paper provides advice on how to conceptualize, structure, and facilitate an open-access and mobile-accessible digital teacher induction program. The digital teacher induction program (DTIP) is used to provide support for graduates as well as preservice teachers of various degree and certification programs within a large teacher education program at a large public university in Texas. The presenters have participated in various roles in designing and facilitating an entirely online open-access DTIP. The program provides structured support via both synchronous (webinar-based) sessions on high-interest topics such as special education and behavior management, as well as asynchronous social-media based support (e.g., Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, and Slideshare). Alumni and preservice teachers are invited to attend or view the recordings of the synchronous sessions. We have recently added a blogging component to the DTIP and the program continues to change to

Citation

Semingson, P., Collins, D., Hungerford-Kresser, H., Hurlbut, A., Myers, J., Owens, D. & Robertson, M. (2016). Digital Teacher Induction via Webinars and Social Media. In G. Chamblee & L. Langub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 367-372). Savannah, GA, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved April 24, 2019 from .

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  1. New Teacher Academies: Building Digital Teacher Induction through Blogs and Social Media

    Amanda Hurlbut, Sarah McMahan, Rebecca Fredrickson & Karen Dunlap, Texas Woman's University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 2274–2279

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