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Academic professional development for effective e-learning: a possible framework for Brazil

Bossu, Carina; Smyth, R and Stein, S (2007). Academic professional development for effective e-learning: a possible framework for Brazil. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), 2(4) pp. 48–53.

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Distance education at a tertiary level in Brazil represents a very new educational approach compared with countries such as Australia and the United Kingdom. However, higher educational institutions in these and other countries share similar concerns surrounding this issue. One concern relates to preparing academics for delivery of quality online education. This paper will explore a PhD investigation concerning academic professional development for online learning in Brazil, as well as discuss the current available literature regarding this topic.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: © 2017 Carina Bossu
ISSN: 1863-0383
Keywords: capacity building for academics; academic staff professional development; distance education in Brazil; open and distance education
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Item ID: 57230
Depositing User: Carina Bossu
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2018 11:58
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2018 12:49
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