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ERIC Number: EJ847898
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan
Pages: 29
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 74
ISSN: ISSN-1551-3696
Online Community and Professional Learning in Education: Research-Based Keys to Sustainability
Havelock, Bruce
AACE Journal, v12 n1 p56-84 Jan 2004
Though the concept of online community has been heralded as a promising tool to support teacher professional development, a robust and meaningful definition remains elusive. This review draws together research on community, teaching, and learning in traditional and online settings. Examples of current efforts in the field of online learning communities for teachers are described, and guidelines for their success and utility are synthesized from this diverse body of research. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED544210