Why Tech Training for Faculty is a Waste of Time | Distance Ed Archive | Scoop.it

"Providing faculty training for ed tech tools is a waste of time, unless accompanied by instruction that shows instructors how to incorporate the tools to enhance teaching. In this post I share reasons why tech training for course instructors must include pedagogical instructional methods and how instructors and institutions can incorporate such strategies into faculty ed tech training." from source: https://onlinelearninginsights.wordpress.com


Note: This article is a brief, but informative, description of the cultural divide of faculty professional education of educational technology (ed tech) (aka training) and actual implementation and use of said ed tech. The author describes her experiences and then provides some solutions to improve the situation. The article also includes pointers to other resources on the topic.