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Alternative Certification: An Effective Model of Online Supported Teacher Education PROCEEDINGS

, , CalStateTEACH, California State University Fullerton, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in San Diego, CA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-78-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


CalStateTEACH is a California State University (CSU) Systemwide Teacher Preparation program that provides an alternative pathway to earning a multiple subject (elementary) teaching credential. The program is totally field based, and teacher candidates share ideas through web-based “class discussions,” without attending traditional college classes. Instead, the curriculum is delivered using a self-study format—online—and teacher candidates receive professional feedback through on-site coaching. It is this electronic delivery of instruction and supervision that we will explore and how this can lead a green solution to positively effect the environment.


Carolyn, B. & Foster, C. (2010). Alternative Certification: An Effective Model of Online Supported Teacher Education. In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2010--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 17-32). San Diego, CA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 18, 2018 from .


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