The Evolution of a Teacher Professional Learning Network for Digital Literacy

ID: 46096 Type: Full Paper: Case Study
  1. Lei Nong, Alain Breuleux, Gyeong Mi Heo, and Leah Dayan, McGill University, Canada
  2. Karen Rye, Tina Morotti, Lisa Rae-Nutter, and Sandra Fréchette , Riverside School Board, Canada

Tuesday, June 23 4:00-4:30 PM Location: Salon B View on map

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Abstract: This case study describes the evolution of a teacher professional development project for digital literacy. The goal of this teacher professional development project is to support teachers’ effective use of technology and professional learning in an ICT-based learning environment by creating a professional learning network (PLN). The case suggests that the situated, collaborative learning environment of this PLN provided supportive affordance to improve teachers’ use of technology and professional learning. In addition, we highlight teachers’ voice as an important element to sustain the effectiveness of the PLN.


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