Use this practical guide to develop collaborative and interactive online experiences for teacher candidates. The author examines methods for integrating evidence-based practices into online teaching environments, including think alouds, case-based instruction, peer feedback, and field experience. The content is applicable to a variety of situations and content areas in education, such as literacy, math, and educational leadership, so that readers can design their own quality learning opportunities for students. A final chapter invites readers to build a digital professional learning network where they can explore areas of tech integration related to specific interests and problems of practice. Improving Online Teacher Education is organized in a nonsequential design so readers can choose which topics and activities are most relatable and useful to their professional environment. It is designed to make online teaching and learning more engaging for instructors and teacher education candidates.
- A focus on developing collaborative and interactive experiences for teacher education.
- Step-by-step instructions for designing each evidence-based instructional practice.
- Numerous examples of what the practices look like integrated into an online course.
- Scaffolded opportunities to guide readers through their own lesson design.
- Lessons align with professional education organization standards.