Tools for Schools, February/March 2006, Vol. 9, No. 3
Technology closes the distance: Remote professional learning experiences create new challenges for staff development leaders
By Tracy Crow
Kimberly Tyson remembers an “aha” moment in her early development as a facilitator of videoconferences. She was
working with a well-known speaker in a video conferencing environment when she noticed that the speaker paused after each question, just as she would if the participants were actually in front of her.
Glossary of terms
Considering e-learning options
Use this worksheet to evaluate a particular remote learning method or a specific product. Use one sheet per method or product. Teams can share the workload of evaluating products by conducting research individually and sharing worksheets in a group before they choose a product or service.
Advance planning survey
Share this survey with your onsite contact as you plan a learning experience or use directly with participants. This survey assumes your discussions are already covering learning goals and logistical details.