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ERIC Number: EJ803719
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1096-7516
Integrating Online Instruction with Active Mentoring to Support Professionals in Applied Settings
Kidwell, Pat Kimbrough; Freeman, Rachel; Smith, Christopher; Zarcone, Jennifer
Internet and Higher Education, v7 n2 p141-150 2004
The power of the Internet to reach individuals across great geographic distances and to provide flexible, timely access to research-validated materials is revolutionizing the design of professional development. Creating strategies for linking technology-based instruction with onsite, application-based learning has great potential for teaching professionals how to better support and teach children social and communication skills in a variety of school, home, and community settings. This article will describe a higher education led statewide training system on positive behavior support and person-centered planning that integrates online instruction with field-based strategies that ensure professionals are actively applying information within a supportive learning environment. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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