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ERIC Number: EJ1024924
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jun
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0276-928X
Technology Closes the Distance: Global Solutions Show the Variety, Equity, and Accessibility of Distance Learning Options
Burns, Mary
Journal of Staff Development, v34 n3 p28-31 Jun 2013
The number of U.S. teachers participating in some form of distance education is on the rise, yet compared to many nations, distance-based professional learning is fairly new in the U.S. What are common elements of effective global distance education for teachers, and what lessons do they hold for those who design similar programs in the U.S.? Over the course of two years, Education Development Center researched distance-based teacher professional learning in nearly 100 countries. This article presents five key elements and the larger lessons they hold for the U.S.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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