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Online interaction impacts on learning: teaching the teachers to teach online
20th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2003)
  • Gail Wilson, University of Western Sydney
  • Elizabeth Stacey, Deakin University
Document Type
Conference publication
Publication Date
1-1-2003
Abstract

This paper explores the importance of interaction in the online teaching environment and the important role of staff development in developing teacher presence online. Professionally developing staff to use information and communication technologies is viewed from the standpoint of diffusion of innovation, moving from early adopters to mainstream majority, and targeting staff development at this latter group. Approaches to staff development using information and communication technologies are described, and recommendations for staff development for online teaching are made.

Citation Information

Wilson, G & Stacey, E 2003, 'Online interaction impacts on learning: teaching the teachers to teach online', in G Crisp, D Thiele, I Scholten, S Baker & J Baron (eds.), Interact, integrate, impact: Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE), Adelaide, SA, 7-10 December ASCILITE, Adelaide, SA, pp. 541-551. ISBN CDROM -975170-1-X WEB 0975170228.

Copyright © 2003 Gail Wilson & Elizabeth Stacey

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http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/adelaide03/program/conf_prog_index.htm