Teacher Learning in the Digital Age

Teacher Learning in the Digital Age Online Professional Development in STEM Education

Chris Dede, Arthur Eisenkraft, Kim Frumin, and Alex Hartley, eds.
cloth, 304 Pages
Pub. Date: March 2016
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-898-6
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Pub. Date: March 2016
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Pub. Date: March 2016
ISBN-13: 978-1-61250-899-3
With an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) training, Teacher Learning in the Digital Age examines exemplary models of online and blended teacher professional development, including information on the structure and design of each model, intended audience, and existing research and evaluation data. From video-based courses to just-in-time curriculum support platforms and MOOCs for educators, the cutting-edge initiatives described in these chapters illustrate the broad range of innovative programs that have emerged to support preservice and in-service teachers in formal and informal settings.

Praise

Teacher Learning in the Digital Age is a superb compilation of exemplary instructional practices utilizing digital resources. This thoughtful and practical body of work can be leveraged to propel teacher and student success in the evolution of the digital classroom and school. — Mark Edwards, superintendent, Mooresville Graded School District, North Carolina

This book provides a comprehensive overview of online teacher professional development and detailed examples of programs that illustrate the range of effective models. It is a must-read for practitioners and policy makers responsible for planning professional development programs, and is an invaluable resource for university courses on teacher learning and professional development, and online educational innovations. — Hilda Borko, professor of education, Stanford University

Teacher Learning in the Digital Age represents a thoughtful and comprehensive examination of the current landscape and range of models of online STEM professional development. The rich descriptions of the models and lessons learned will prove invaluable to both educators and researchers interested in this rapidly changing field. — Paul Resta, Ruth Knight Millikan Centennial Professor of Learning Technologies, The University of Texas at Austin

Teacher Learning in the Digital Age is an excellent resource for curriculum developers, researchers, and science coordinators. The book will help them investigate the best methods for using technology to provide the best teacher learning opportunities. — Thomas Brown, National Science Teacher's Association

An insightful and multilayered examination of the SIO experience that is of value to all those who are passionate about internationalization. — Theodore J. Kopcha, Teachers College Record

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About the Editors

Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies and former chair of the Learning and Teaching department at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Arthur Eisenkraft is a Distinguished Professor of Science Education and director of the Center of Science and Mathematics in Context (COSMIC) at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a past president of the National Science Teachers Association. Kim Frumin is a doctoral student focusing on educational technology and new K–12 school designs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Alex Hartley works in a kindergarten classroom helping design and implement engineering and STEM lessons.


Table of Contents

Introduction

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