Collaborative self-study of online teaching in early childhood teacher education

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Green, Nicole, Wolodko, Brenda, Stewart, Cherry, Edwards, Helen, Brooks, Margaret and Littledyke, Ros. 2013. "Collaborative self-study of online teaching in early childhood teacher education." International Journal for Academic Development. 18 (2), pp. 166-177. https://doi.org/10.1080/1360144X.2012.677747
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Collaborative self-study of online teaching in early childhood teacher education

ERA Journal ID20350
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsGreen, Nicole (Author), Wolodko, Brenda (Author), Stewart, Cherry (Author), Edwards, Helen (Author), Brooks, Margaret (Author) and Littledyke, Ros (Author)
Journal TitleInternational Journal for Academic Development
Journal Citation18 (2), pp. 166-177
Number of Pages12
Year2013
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ISSN1360-144X
1470-1324
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/1360144X.2012.677747
Web Address (URL)http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1360144X.2012.677747
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Six academics at a regional university in Australia engaged in collaborative research examining their teaching and learning practices, their current understandings and beliefs about teacher education pedagogy and, specifically, the online teaching and learning environments. This collegial self-study project was guided by the goal of achieving professional learning through participation and active reflection on pedagogical practices, as well as exploring linkages and continuities between the courses within two nested degree programmes in which the researchers teach. The article focuses on how the faculty implemented the self-study research project and shows how the negotiated transition supported each researcher to engage deeply with socioconstructionist theories within the pedagogy of an online environment.

Keywordsdistance education; online teaching and learning; professional learning; self-study; teacher education; socioconstructionism
Contains Sensitive ContentDoes not contain sensitive content
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390307. Teacher education and professional development of educators
390303. Higher education
390302. Early childhood education
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Byline AffiliationsSchool of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
University of New England
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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