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.

Abstract

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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ID Code: 87223
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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