An opportunity to support beginning teachers in the transition from higher education into practice

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Kelly, Nick. 2013. "An opportunity to support beginning teachers in the transition from higher education into practice ." Carter, Helen, Gosper, Maree and Hedberg, John (ed.) 30th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2013). Sydney, Australia 01 - 04 Dec 2013 Sydney, Australia.
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An opportunity to support beginning teachers in the transition from higher education into practice

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AuthorKelly, Nick
EditorsCarter, Helen, Gosper, Maree and Hedberg, John
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference (ASCILITE 2013)
Number of Pages5
Year2013
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
ISBN9781741384031
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://www.ascilite.org/conferences/sydney13/program/papers/Kelly,%20Nick.pdf
Conference/Event30th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2013)
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30th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2013)
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Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE)
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01 to end of 04 Dec 2013
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Sydney, Australia
Abstract

This paper describes an approach for higher education institutions to support beginning teachers across the transition from pre-service into the profession. It presents the need for support with evidence of high attrition rates and of the problems faced by teachers when commencing practice. It suggests an approach that uses mobile technology to facilitate communities of practice during higher education that can then support the teachers in their early years of service.

Keywordsteacher education; pre-service; transitional; support; community-of-practice
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390307. Teacher education and professional development of educators
390303. Higher education
390308. Technical, further and workplace education
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Byline AffiliationsAustralian Digital Futures Institute
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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