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In this article, the authors assert that professional development (PD) projects have an orientation that guides the design and implementation of the entire project; a construct that the authors term “PD Project Orientation”. The aim of this study was to validate the existence of this new construct. Using various data sources from nine PD projects, the authors generated and characterized five PD project orientations. This study has implications for those designing and implementing PD for science teachers, as well as PD evaluators.
Updated: Sep. 19, 2010
Much educational software is designed from a specific pedagogical stance. However, there may be a conflict between the designers pedagogical beliefs and the teachers pedagogical beliefs, which may affect the teachers ability or desire to use the educational technology innovation. The goal of this study is to examine teachers reflections on teaching and learning robotics through the discovery learning method.
Updated: Apr. 20, 2009