ERIC Number: EJ1026608
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Publication Date: 2013-Oct
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Moving Education into the Digital Age: The Contribution of Teachers' Professional Development
Twining, P.; Raffaghelli, J.; Albion, P.; Knezek, D.
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, v29 n5 p426-437 Oct 2013
This article introduces the main outcomes of discussions at EDUsummIT 2011 by the specific Technical Working Group on Teacher Professional Development (TWG3). The focus was to explore how professional development of teachers may ensure that teachers are better prepared to use information and communication technology (ICT) to promote 21st century learning. The article is organized into three main sections: a review of key literature on professional development of teachers (TPD), in general and with specific reference to ICT; a summary of the key points emerging from TWG3's discussions; and recommendations for action.
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Computer Literacy, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Competencies, Educational Technology
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