ERIC Number: ED506562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Aug
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Online Learning Communities and Teacher Professional Development: Methods for Improved Education Delivery
Lindberg, J. Ola, Ed.; Olofsson, Anders D., Ed.
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In today's society, the professional development of teachers is urgent due to the constant change in working conditions and the impact that information and communication technologies have in teaching practices. "Online Learning Communities and Teacher Professional Development: Methods for Improved Education Delivery" features innovative applications and solutions useful for teachers in developing knowledge and skills for the integration of technology into everyday teaching practices. This defining collection of field research discusses how technology itself can serve as an important resource in terms of providing arenas for professional development.
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Professional Development, Teaching Methods, Delivery Systems, Educational Improvement, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Innovation, Book Reviews, Communities of Practice, Social Networks, Best Practices
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
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IES Cited: ED544210