Online professional development for e-learning: A critical overview of models and approaches
McLoughlin, C. E & Maor, D. (2005). Online professional development for e-learning: A critical overview of models and approaches. P. Kommers, G. Richards. 2606-2610. Norfolk, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. Retrieved from http://www.editlib.org/p/20470
Can professional development be achieved online using a web-based technologies and what are the design challenges? In this paper we review a range of approaches and models to create a taxonomy of types of professional development for tertiary teachers using web-based delivery. It is recommended that transformative and reflective models of online professional development are more likely to sustainable and effective in supporting professional learning for the successful introduction of technological innovations in teaching.
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