Online professional development for e-learning: A critical overview of models and approaches PROCEEDINGS
McLoughlin Catherine, Australian catholic University, Australia ; Dorit Maor, Murdoch University, Australia
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, in Montreal, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-56-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
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.
Catherine, M. & Maor, D. (2005). Online professional development for e-learning: A critical overview of models and approaches. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2005--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 2606-2610). Montreal, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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