If We Give a Workshop and Nobody Comes, is it still Professional Development?

  1. David Byrum, Texas State University, United States
  2. Doug Holschuh, Texas State University, United States
  3. Shaunna Smith, Texas State University, United States

Thursday, March 5 3:00-3:20 PM

Presider: {% thumbnail paper.presentation.session.presider.user.profile.photo "micro" crop="center" as photo % Claire Knowles, The University Of Memphis, United States

This practitioner-focused paper is about an example of professional development failure in teacher education. We detail the real-life journey of the educational technology program during the 2013/14 school year in which training was planned to assist education faculty in the use of technology in their courses. This presentation outlines the hopes, the reality, lessons learned, and how failure can inform practice.

ID
44465
Type
Brief Paper
Topics
Technology Leadership Technological, Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK)
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