Highly Interactive and Effective Online Learning Environments for Teacher Professional Development.Levin, Sandra R.; Waddoups, Gregory L.; Levin, James; Buell, James
Abstract: Reports on a two-year study of an online program for teacher professional development. Survey data from twenty-six online students and in-depth case studies of four students, revealed five dimensions that contribute to effective online learning: relevant and challenging assignments; coordinated learning environments; adequate and timely feedback from instructors; rich environments for student-to-student interaction; and flexibility in teaching and learning. (AEF)
Title: Highly Interactive and Effective Online Learning Environments for Teacher Professional Development.
Author: Levin, Sandra R.; Waddoups, Gregory L.; Levin, James; Buell, James
Journal Citation: International Journal of Educational Technology, v2 n2 Jan 2001
Publication Year: 2001
Document Type: Journal Article (080); Research Report (143)
Target Audience: Practitioners
ERIC Identifier: EJ629779
Clearinghouse Identifier: IR543747
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Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction; Computer Mediated Communication; * Distance Education; Educational Development; Educational Environment; Educational Technology; * Instructional Effectiveness; Online Systems; * Professional Development; Teacher Education