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Developing an Online Collaborative Platform to Support Professional Development in Rural Schools
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, University of Northern Iowa, United States ; , Miami University, United States ; , University of Texas at Tyler, United States ; , Northern Michigan University, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-66-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

In order to increase the availability and decrease to cost of providing professional development opportunities to a large and rural geographic area, the East Texas STEM center is currently developing a model for providing high quality online professional development programs. Development is currently underway to establish a consortium of educational partners to collaboratively author online seminars, workshop series, and other resources from which individual participating institutions can create a customized professional development program. This research/technical showcase will focus on the development and dissemination of the online professional development model currently being piloted in east Texas.

Citation

Ophus, J., Abbitt, J., Odell, M. & Klett, M. (2008). Developing an Online Collaborative Platform to Support Professional Development in Rural Schools. In C. Bonk, M. Lee & T. Reynolds (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2008--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 1165-1166). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 18, 2019 from .

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