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Examining the Effect of a Online Professional Development initiative Iranian Teachers Professional Knowledge
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Vol. 2008, No. 1 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2585–2588
To improve Farsi speaking teachers' collective professional knowledge and enable them to use their expertise to compensate for shortage of income, an online community was initiated in 2004 by a group of Iranian teachers. This solution removes the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Vol. 2008, No. 1 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2145–2148
This paper illustrates findings of an interpretive case-study that explored the development of e-VSB Literacy, a web-supported professional community, as the online component of Vancouver School Board Early Literacy Project (VSB Literacy Project), a ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 244–263
This interpretive case study explores an attempt to add an online component-the On-line Literacy Project-to a successful face-to-face professional development community. Participants were six members of the Literacy Project, which was carried out in ...
Topics: Computers, Community, Interaction, Educational Technology, Internet, Professional Development, Mentoring, Communication, Collaboration, Information Communication Technologies, Networking Technologies, Virtual Environments
Exploring the Effect of Computer Mediated Communication Tools on Online Learners’ Participation and Learning: A Review of Research
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education Vol. 2007, No. 1 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6341–6346
Constructivist approaches (Vygotsky, 1978) to online learning in higher education, emphasize the opportunities for collaborative work among online students. Although the number of online courses is dramatically increasing, the question of how...