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New Zealand teacher educators’ knowledge of and attitudes towards online and blended learning PROCEEDING

, , University of Otago, New Zealand

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, TX, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-27-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Online learning is an increasing feature of New Zealand secondary schools, yet it is largely ignored within current initial teacher education programmes. This research reports on the results of interviews with 11 initial teacher educators from two programmes with the aim of understanding why this is the case. It focuses on their knowledge of what online and blended learning is and what is currently occurring, as well as their attitudes towards these forms of learning. Key themes identified within the interviews will be reported, and their implications for both teacher education and online teaching and learning in New Zealand schools are discussed.

Citation

Williamson-Leadley, S. & Pratt, K. (2017). New Zealand teacher educators’ knowledge of and attitudes towards online and blended learning. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 724-726). Austin, TX, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 22, 2018 from .

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