An analytical review of the literature on online

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An analytical review of the literature on online

  1. 1. An analytical review of the literature on online professional development for teachers and tutors<br />Jane Feener<br />Education 6610<br />
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  4. 4. 15 sources from 10 peer-reviewed educational technology journals and five educational technology books<br />
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  22. 22. References:<br /> <br />Cady, J., & Rearden, K. (2009). Delivering online professional development in mathematics to rural educators. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 17(3), 281-298.<br />Chen, Y., Chen, N., & Tsai, C. (2009). The use of online synchronous discussion for web-based professional development for teachers. Computers & Education, 53(4), 1155-1166. <br />Cornelius, S., & Macdonald, J. (2008). Online informal professional development for distance tutors: Experiences from the Open University in Scotland. Open Learning, 23(1), 43-55.<br />Kao, C., & Tsai, C. (2009). Teachers’ attitudes toward web-based professional development, with relation to internet self-efficacy and beliefs about web-based learning. Computers & Education, 53(1), 66-73.<br />Lloyd, M., & Duncan-Howell, J. (2010). Changing the metaphor: The potential of online communities in teacher professional development. In J. Lindberg & A. Olofsson (Eds.), Online Learning communities and Teacher Professional Development: Methods for Improved EducationDelivery (pp. 60-76). Hershey, Pennsylvania: Information Science Publishing.<br />Mackey, J. (2009). Virtual learning and real communities: Online professional development for teachers. In E. Stacey & P. Gerbic (Eds.), Effective blended learning practices: Evidence-based perspectives in ICT-facilitated education (pp.163-181). Hershey, Pennsylvania: Information Science Publishing.<br />Marrero, M. E., Woodruff, K. A., Schuster, G. S., & Riccio, J. (2010). Live, online short-courses: A case study of innovative teacher professional development. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 11(1), 81-95.<br />
  23. 23. Romano, M. (2008). Online discussion as a potential professional development tool for first-year teachers. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 17(1), 53-65.<br />Stockero, S. (2010). Serving rural teachers using synchronous online professional development. In J. Yamamoto, C. Penny, J. Leight, & S. Winterton (Eds.), Technology Leadership in TeacherEducation: Integrated Solutions and Experiences (pp. 111-124). Hershey, Pennsylvania: Information Science Publishing.<br />Summerville, J., & Johnson C. (2006). Rural creativity: A study of district mandated online professional development. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 14(3), 347-361.<br />Vassiliki, Z., & Swan, B. (2010). Challenges of online teacher professional development communities. In J. Lindberg & A. Olofsson (Eds.), Online learning communities and teacher professional development: Methods for improved education delivery (pp. 114-133). Hershey, Pennsylvania: Information Science Publishing.<br />Vavasseur, C., & MacGregor, S. (2008). Extending content-focused professional development through online communities of practice. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 40(4), 517-536.<br />Wearmouth J., Smith, A., & Soler, J. (2004). Computer conferencing with access to a guest expert in the professional development of special education needs coordinators. British Journal of Educational Technology, 35(1), 81-93.<br />Whitehouse, P. (2010). Online Pedagogy Design and development: New models for 21st century online teacher professional development. In J. Lindberg & A. Olofsson (Eds.), Online learning communities and teacher professional development: Methods for improved education delivery (pp. 247-262). Hershey, Pennsylvania: Information Science Publishing.<br />Zhou, G., Varnhagen, S., Sears, M., Kasprzak, S., & Shervey, G. (2007). Online professional development for inservice teachers in information and communication technology: Potentials and challenges. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 33(2).<br />

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