Charalambos Vrasidas, Ph.D.


Current Perspectives on Applied Information Technologies: Online Professional Development for Teachers


Charalambos Vrasidas (editor)
CARDET / Intercollege
Gene V Glass (editor)
Arizona State University/CARDET



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Table of Contents

Book Foreword
Chris Dede, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Teacher professional development: Issues and trends
Charalambos Vrasidas and Gene V Glass

Online conferences for professional development
Terry Anderson and Jo-An Christiansen

Developing Teacher Knowledge and Pedagogy in a large scale, electronic conference environment for professional development
Jenny Leach, Bob McCormick, Bob Moon, and David Harrison

A computer-mediated community of learners in teacher education
Carol Greene and Susan Magliaro

Faculty incentives and development for online learning
Susan Haag, Leah Folkestad, and Suzanne Dietrich

Online professional development: Science inquiry in the online environment
Wynne Harlen and Susan Doubler

Emerging and experienced professional selves in cyber discourse
Irit Kupferberg and Miriam Ben Peretz

The MEPP faculty experience
Greg Kearsley

Using Web-Based pedagogical tools to support student self-regulation: What do teachers need to know?
Anastasia Kitsantas and Nada Dabbagh

Technology enhancements across cultures in higher education
Madeline Burgess, Jan Currie, and Dorit Maor

Online professional development of teachers through the Schools Around the World (SAW) program
May-hung Cheng, Carol Stoel, and Erma Anderson

Preparing teachers for e-teaching via e-learning
Michal Zellermayer, Nili Mor, and Ida Heilweil

Opportunities with e-learning: Changing teachers' pedagogies
Dorit Maor

Design for success: Applying progressive educational principles online
Carla Payne

They understand what it takes: A pioneers’ view on teachers’ professional development
Sanne Akkerman, Ineke Lam, and Wilfried Admiraal

Sustaining teachers’ efforts in technology integration: A peer-learning community model for professional development
Xun Ge and Scot McAdoo

Shifting the teaching paradigm: Professional development in online teaching and learning
Rigmor George, Denise Wood, and Dale Wache

Understanding cognitive transactions in teaching and learning within virtual communities
Neil Schwartz and Maria Beatrice Ligorio

Developing online teacher video cases for learning technology integration
Wilhelmina Savenye, Thomas Brush, James Middleton, Ann Igoe, and Terri Kurz