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Special Issue Editorial: Preservice and Inservice Professional Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Volume 28, Number 2, ISSN 1059-7069 Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Waynesville, NC USA

Abstract

The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in countless ways. This has included the move to emergency remote learning for PreK-12 and post-secondary education around the world. While school districts and post-secondary education institutions originally anticipated relatively brief closures, the impact of COVID-19 resulted in extensive periods of emergency remote teaching and learning. Many K-12 school districts and institutions of higher education had to teach online for almost all of the spring semester (2020); they have also added contingency plans for future remote instruction in the summer and for the 2020-2021 academic year. As we move beyond the survival phase of remote teaching and learning, it is critical now to transition to a thriving phase of remote teaching, learning, and teacher education.

Citation

Hartshorne, R., Baumgartner, E., Kaplan-Rakowski, R., Mouza, C. & Ferdig, R.E. (2020). Special Issue Editorial: Preservice and Inservice Professional Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 28(2), 137-147. Waynesville, NC USA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Retrieved December 4, 2020 from .