How professional development impacts on experienced teachers' perceptions of their ICT practices
McDonald, Lynette S. (2015) How professional development impacts on experienced teachers' perceptions of their ICT practices. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
Teachers are at the forefront of Information Communication Technology (ICT) use in schools. Teachers face many challenges and competing priorities such as literacy, numeracy and changing curriculum frameworks and are expected to adopt new ICT practices to improve students¿ outcomes. Effective professional development (PD) methods must be identified and implemented.
This research examined two core issues: (1) experienced teachers' perceptions of their ICT practices and (2) how PD courses have affected these practices.
This case study and its findings has important implications for the implementation of effective PD in schools.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)|
|Supervisor:||Burnett, Bruce & Dezuanni, Michael|
|Keywords:||ICTs in education, educational technology, professional development of teachers, case study, thematic analysis, information communication technology|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||14 Oct 2015 05:29|
|Last Modified:||14 Oct 2015 05:36|
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