Date of this Version

2-1-2012

Document Type

Popular Press

Publication Details

Published Version.

Kinash, S., & Kordyban, R. (2012). Breaking the log-jam: Teaching the teachers about technology. Education technology solutions, 46, 58-60.

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Abstract

Extract:
Like logs in a metaphoric lumber mill, educational technologies are streaming in faster than they can be gathered and processed. There are wikis, blogs, podcasts, social networks and a host of applications to complement the already robust world of mobile learning. Where things tend to get jammed-up is at the point of training. Someone needs to show teachers how and when to use these new e-learning tools. More and more schools and universities are hiring dedicated educators to provide professional development in the pedagogical use of educational technologies.