Share Paper: Introducing In-Service Teachers to Virtual Schooling through the Lens of the Three Teacher Roles

  1. Michael Barbour, Wayne State University, United States
Thursday, March 10 4:00-4:30 PM Hermitage C

Abstract: This study will examine the third and fourth rounds of data collection from an action research project designed to help in-service teachers become better virtual school facilitators (currently being analyzed). The data included blog entries and comments from five of the seven graduate students in an instructional technology course related to K-12 online learning. The specific discussion prompts relate to virtual school readings and the Teacher Education Goes into Virtual Schooling (TEGIVS) curriculum. Based upon initial analysis, the TEGIVS curriculum was effective for providing these graduate students some experience with how K-12 online learning opportunities were delivered, along with some ...