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Computer supported collaborative learning in continuing professional development

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Title Computer supported collaborative learning in continuing professional development
Period 03 / 2006 - unknown
Status Completed
Research number OND1313526
Data Supplier Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO)

Abstract

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?

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Project leader Prof.dr. A.F.M. Nieuwenhuis
Project leader Prof.dr. P.R.J. Simons

Classification

A81000 Labour
A84200 Education
D52000 Educational theory

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