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Learning to use ICT in classrooms : Teachers’ and trainers’ perspectives, A summary of the evaluation of the English ICT teacher training programme 1999-2003 PROCEEDINGS

, MirandaNet Academy, United Kingdom

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Phoenix, AZ, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-55-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This paper focuses on three evaluations Continuing Professional Development (CPD) models to prepare tomorrow's teachers to use technology. “ICDL for Educators: ICT skills training in context” uses contextual skills exercises relevant t0 teachers . The aims of this course differ from the UK New Opportunities Fund (NOF) courses which focused on promoting the pedagogy of ICT in the classroom . Findings from these two evaluations are compared with a practice-based research workshop in partnership. This data is used to compare the ways in which teachers' concepts about computers in education are altered by different course models.

Citation

Preston, C. (2005). Learning to use ICT in classrooms : Teachers’ and trainers’ perspectives, A summary of the evaluation of the English ICT teacher training programme 1999-2003. In C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, I. Gibson, K. McFerrin, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2005--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2761-2766). Phoenix, AZ, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved September 24, 2017 from .

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