Training and professional development of distance educators: A resource book of articles.
Prepared in co-operation with the International Centre for Distance Learning (UK Open University), with the financial assistance of the UK Department for International Development. This is a collection of articles, conference papers and reports on distance educator training activities prepared primarily for use in developing countries where identification of, and access to, relevant literature can be limited. (289 pages).
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What Prevents Teacher Educators from Accessing Professional Development OER? Storytelling and Professional Identity in Ugandan Teacher Colleges. Buckler, Alison; Stutchbury, Kris; Kasule, George; Cullen, Jane (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2021-03-18)Tutors working in colleges of education in sub-Saharan Africa are responsible for teaching, and inspiring hundreds of thousands of aspiring teachers, yet they have received little attention in the literature, often being ...
Effect of Distance Learner-Perception of Course Materials on Access to Learning for Professional Development: A Case Study of Centre for Continuing Education, University of Cape Coast, Ghana Essel, Rebecca; Owusu-Boateng, William; Saah, Albert A (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008)PCF5 Theme: Children & Youth // In recent years, technological changes in learning environments have given way to other available resources to meet the needs of any society. These changes give way to new demands on the ...
Student Perceptions of the Creation and Reuse of Digital Educational Resources in a Community Development-Oriented Organisation Paskevicius, Michael; Hodgkinson-Williams, Cheryl (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2018-04)This case study explores students’ perceptions of the creation and reuse of digital teaching and learning resources in their work as tutors as part of a volunteer community development organisation at a large South African ...
Challenges and Opportunities in the Implementation of School-Based Teacher Professional Development: A Case from Kenya Wambugu, Patriciah W; Stutchbury, Kris; Dickie, Joan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2019-03)This study investigated how a school-based professional development programme, designed by the Headteacher and staff of a Kenyan primary school, and delivered by a Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) team, ...
Open Education Resources and Teacher Professional Development in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges Fadokun, James B; Ayankunle, Seun (2013-11)Recently, Open Educational Resources (OER) have gained increased attention for their potential and promise to obviate demographic, economic, and geographic educational boundaries and to promote life-long learning and ...