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ERIC Number: EJ1098360
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 9
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ISSN: ISSN-0973-0559
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Preparing E-Excellent Teachers for the World of E-Education: Potential Strategies
Misra, Pradeep Kumar
Journal of Educational Technology, v7 n3 p21-29 Oct-Dec 2010
The world we live in is constantly changing. Learning is changing as well, especially the technologies mediated learning. The technologies have contributed significantly for evolution of the world of E-education where learners can access higher education in new ways, anywhere and at anytime. The world of E-education demands that teachers must become informed users and ensure effective utilization of technologies to satisfy the digital native generation of learners. These types of teachers may be termed as E-excellent teachers. Here a pertinent question arises that what strategies should be adopted to prepare E-excellent teachers? The present paper critically and systematically answers this question. In preliminary phase, it talks about the World of E-education and key challenges before teachers and desired competencies for becoming E-excellent teacher. Afterwards, it presents six innovative strategies to prepare "E-excellent teachers" for the world of E-education. The proposed strategies are: learning e-based operations and concepts; creating e-supported learning environments; practicing e-mediated teaching; making e-enabled assessment and evaluation; supporting e-enhanced professional development; and offering e-empowered learner support.
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Language: English
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