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Issues and priorities arising around academic development, teaching and learning in Higher Education.
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Is Online Teacher Training Good for Public Education?

Is Online Teacher Training Good for Public Education? | Higher Education Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Internet courses and degrees are exploding at every level of education, but questions remain over whether it's possible to teach people to be face-to-face classroom instructors in a program that's entirely online.

 

PM - The question is not if "online' education works, but HOW online education is conducted. I can show you face to face class situations every day that are useful and next door, useless. The same goes for online education. It's not the tool you use, it's how you use the tool.

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Will Twitter & Facebook Replace Professional Development Programs For Teachers? | WiredAcademic

Will Twitter & Facebook Replace Professional Development Programs For Teachers? | WiredAcademic | Higher Education Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Twitter and Facebook might soon replace traditional professional development for teachers. Instead of enduring hours-long workshops a few times a year, teachers could reach out to peers on the Internet in real time for advice on things like planning a lesson (or salvaging a lesson that’s going wrong), overcoming classroom management problems, or helping students with disabilities.

 

Or, at least, that’s what a group of Internet-savvy educators who convened in New York City this week are hoping.

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