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Kapp-Heifner, Kelli Elise – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to examine the perceptions online adjunct higher education faculty have towards the use of professional learning communities as a component of their pedagogical training. This research emerged from two trends in higher education, adjunct faculty reliance and online education. This research addressed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Communities of Practice, Adult Learning, Learning Theories
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Attard Tonna, Michelle; Bugeja, Gaetano – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This paper explores the experience of educators who participated in a Train the Trainer programme with the aim of supporting teachers in the implementation of the Learning Outcomes Framework (LOF). Empirical data collected through interviews and narratives from a number of LOF Trainers, are analysed through a grounded theory approach. The insights…
Descriptors: Trainers, Teacher Educator Education, Teacher Education Programs, Faculty Development
Lepe-Ramirez, Adriana – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Numerous studies have found that students of color are often subject to teacher biases or negative preconceptions. These biases often result in barriers and limitations that negatively impact students' academic achievement and social and emotional development. Studies have also documented the impact of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) in…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Administrator Attitudes, Communities of Practice, Teaching Methods
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Sadovets, Olesia – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
Research conducted by the British Council concerning modern continuous professional development of teachers has been analyzed. The issue concerning foreign language teachers' professional development has been considered. Productive approach to this process that gives a teacher the opportunities to define aspects of their professional activities…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education, Second Language Learning