Computer supported collaborative learning in continuing professional development
03 / 2006 - unknown
Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)
How the workplace affords professional development of teachers and how teachers elect to engage in what the workplace affords needs more fully understood. Research shows that a highly collaborative working culture is often accompanied with a learning culture. Collaborative learning, facilitated by technology, seems to be an important way to trigger a collaborative working culture and enhance teachers? social competencies. Therefore, the problem is:What are the design characteristics of teacher computer-supported collaborative learning in the workplace that efficiently and effectively affects both the development of student teachers? social competences and community building?