Professional Learning Communities at Work and Virtual Collaboration

On the Tipping Point of Transformation

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Code: SOT0621

ISBN: 9781760560621

No of Pages: 212

Publish Date: 21 February 2017

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In Professional Learning Communities at Work and Virtual Collaboration, authors Richard DuFour and Casey Reason emphasise that educators are on the tipping point of transforming education. This critical time is a chance to revolutionise the way we teach and learn by using the power of technology to enhance the PLC process. They outline three strategic levels for launching effective virtual teams – organising virtual connections, strategizing for e-collaboration and enhancing learning with e-acceleration. By focusing on the right work of PLCs, collaborative teams can meet contemporary challenges and reach sustained levels of deeper learning for both students and teachers.

F–12 administrators and educators will

  • discover the ten dimensions for engineering a strategic e-connection for collaborative teams
  • learn how to organise and blend virtual and face-to-face teamwork
  • examine a case scenario in which a high school successfully used technology to improve the PLC process
  • study the principles of effective leadership in collaborative virtual teams
  • explore both a glossary of PLC and virtual collaboration terms and a list of websites to help support virtual teamwork.
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Price A$45.95
ISBN 9781760560621
Publish date 2017-02-21 00:00:00
Partner ID 20148
Partner Name Solution Tree Inc
Key Learning Area Cross-Curricular