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Title: Examining the experiences of secondary school teachers with rural videoconference courses
Authors: Buck, Tracy
Supervisor(s): Hoven, Debra (Faculty of Education, Centre for Distance Education)
Examining Committee: Moisey, Susan (Internal) (Faculty of Education, Centre for Distance Education)
Montgomerie, Craig (External) (Mentat Consulting Services Ltd)
Degree: M.Ed.(DE)
Department: Centre for Distance Education
Keywords: Videoconference
Secondary School
Rural school
Case study
Professional development
Building community
Teaching experience
Novice teachers
Personal attributes
Teaching skills
Positive experiences
Issue Date: 23-Jun-2016
Abstract: This case study explored the experiences of secondary school teachers teaching a videoconference course simultaneously in four rural schools in one school district. The exploration encompassed positive experiences, challenges, and the personal attributes of the teachers that contributed to their success. Six teachers with experience teaching videoconference courses in rural schools completed an individual questionnaire and participated in a follow-up interview. The results of this study comprise a description of the experience of being a rural videoconference teacher in a particular school district, as well as a list of teacher attributes that participants identified as contributing to their success as videoconference teachers.
Graduation Date: Jun-2016
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10791/204
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