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School Teacher Professional Development in Online Communities of Practice:A Systematic Literature Review

Khalid, Md. Saifuddin; Strange, Majbrit Højland;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Academic Conferences and Publishing International
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
This study informs researchers of educational technology, teachers, teacher associations and moderators or admins of online platforms who are interested in knowledge sharing among teachers within online communities of practice (CoPs). The continuous professional development of teachers is primarily about improving their teaching practice. It includes both formal and informal learning activities to transform attitudes, behaviour, skills and knowledge. Formal knowledge sharing methods like training workshops have failed to deliver the desired on-demand, context-appropriate knowledge. On the other hand, informal knowledge sharing through CoPs can transform teachers...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: school teacher, professional development, communities of practice, teacher knowledge sharing, teachers’ emotional development, barriers to online participation
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