A Framework for Effective Continuing Professional Development: The Case of Computer Science Teachers within Further Education Colleges

Allison, Jordan ORCID: 0000-0001-8513-4646 (2020) A Framework for Effective Continuing Professional Development: The Case of Computer Science Teachers within Further Education Colleges. In: 2020 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI). IEEE, pp. 898-907. ISBN 9781728176253

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Abstract

With rapid changes in technology, computer science teachers need to undertake continuing professional development (CPD) to ensure that their teaching is relevant and leads to positive pupil outcomes. Unfortunately, existing research has typically neglected what is required for effective CPD for computer science teachers who work in general further education colleges. This paper presents the findings from thirteen semi-structured interviews from those who work in this setting, and outlines a framework detailing four main areas of activity required for effective computer science teacher CPD. This framework should help inform CPD providers in creating more effective computer science teacher CPD.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Print on demand publication.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Computer Science; Continuing Education; Scientific Computing; Continuing Professional Development; Education; Iron; Mathematics; Computer Science CPD; Computing Education; Teacher Professional Development
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Computing and Engineering > Technical & Applied Computing
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Kate Greenaway
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2021 12:14
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2021 22:16
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/9884

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