A professional development framework for technology integration

Otto, Thomas L. (2008) A professional development framework for technology integration. [Thesis (PhD/Research)] (Unpublished)

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[Abstract]: A professional development framework emerged in a project to support teachers and school administrators in the classroom implementation of ePortfolios. The framework is a checklist of questions to guide the design, evaluation, and sustaining of a constructivist learning environment. Activities include an investigation of the issue and context, access to a library of cases and information resources, skill development in the use of tools, and social and contextual support (Jonassen, 1999). Case-Based Reasoning is a key feature as participants access cases to complement their own experience. The professional development framework was refined in a project that sought to improve the success for boys. The researcher applies his inside knowledge as a school principal and utilizes local expertise and resources.


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Item Type: Thesis (PhD/Research)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Master of Philosophy thesis.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2010 06:02
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: professional development framework; technology; integration
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/6670

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