Recorded on April 19, 2012
Are you considering the use of online delivery to provide widespread professional development (PD) needs to implement new initiatives? Are you looking at designing a PD model that can improve teacher performance as well as student achievement in a cost-effective manner?
This archived webinar on online professional development (OPD) provides an overview to the topic.
Lynne Meeks, e-Learning for Educators Project Director at Alabama Public Television, discusses the e-Learning model and the research findings of the large-scale studies conducted by the e-Learning for Educators (eFE) project. These were among the first public studies that demonstrated that high-quality online teacher professional development can positively affect teacher content knowledge and teaching practices that translate into improvements on targeted student outcomes.
The webinar covers these topics:
- A successful, nimble OPD model that can produce both teacher and student improvements
- The research evidence supporting the effectiveness of the model
- Standards for high-quality OPD
This webinar is aimed at school, district, and state administrators, as well as professional development providers, such as regional inservice centers or university teacher centers.