Current Research on Developing Effective Teachers for Online and Blended Learning

Session 3: Thursday, November 10 from 2:15 - 3:15pm
Susan Lowes, Director, Research and Evaluation,Institute for Learning Technologies, Teachers College/Columbia University
Meredith DiPietro, UNC-Charlotte
Leanna Archambault, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
Kathryn Kennedy, Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University
Michael Barbour, Assistant Professor, Wayne State University


Session Information


  • Location: Grand Ballroom 2 (Click Here to View the Session Map)
  • Track:Research and Evaluation
  • Grade Level Focus:K-5|6-8|9-12|High school to college transition
  • Experience Level:Level 101 - For beginners new to the field (0-1 years experience in K-12 Online Learning)|Level 201 - For intermediate level participants (2-4 years experience in K-12 Online Learning)|Level 301 - For advanced participants (5+ years of experience in K-12 Online Learning)
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Session Description

Michael Barbour will survey the dominant models that universities are using to prepare teachers for online teaching; Leanna Archambault and Kathryn Kennedy will present findings from a survey of virtual school and teacher education partnerships that are preparing pre-service teachers through field experiences; and Meredith DiPietro will discuss a cross-case analysis of data from state-led virtual school teachers and present a professional development framework based on this work.


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