Share Paper: Elementary Math Specialist Training with Adobe Connect, A 21st Century Approach to Learning

  1. Beth Bos, Texas State University, United States
Tuesday, March 8 2:00-2:30 PM Hermitage D

Abstract: Abstract: As a 21st century learning tool Adobe Connect offers the flexibility students living in remote areas need to complete graduate studies online with many of the face-to-face class amenities. Adobe Connect makes it possible for busy teachers with families to take graduate courses and still contribute to their academic environment. This preliminary study looks at a group of 30 teachers working toward master’s degrees in Elementary Education with specialization in mathematics. Each semester the program offers online and face-to-face classes where students are learning elementary mathematics and developing leadership skills to become math coaches, instruction supervisors, and math coordinators. ...