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Online professional development for e-learning: A critical overview of models and approaches

McLoughlin, C. and Maor, D. (2005) Online professional development for e-learning: A critical overview of models and approaches. In: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2005, June 27, 2005, Montreal, Canada pp. 2606-2610.

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Abstract

Can professional development be achieved online using a web-based technologies and what are the design challenges? In this paper we review a range of approaches and models to create a taxonomy of types of professional development for tertiary teachers using web-based delivery. It is recommended that transformative and reflective models of online professional development are more likely to sustainable and effective in supporting professional learning for the successful introduction of technological innovations in teaching.

Publication Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
Copyright: 2005 AACE
Notes: Appears In: Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2005
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/8696
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