Effective Practices in Online Teacher Preparation for Literacy Educators, 1st Edition

  • Rachel Karchmer-Klein
  • Kristine E. Pytash
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  • ISBN-10: 1799802086
  • ISBN-13: 9781799802082
  • DDC: 372.4
  • 395 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released July 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Online education has become a prevalent means of program and course delivery, especially within teacher education programs. However, the lack of preparation in online design is concerning, especially in the field of teacher education where the focus is preparing preservice and practicing teachers to implement effective, evidence-based instructional strategies. Effective Practices in Online Teacher Preparation for Literacy Educators is an essential scholarly resource that shares innovative ideas for translating face-to-face reading/literacy specialist preparation into effective online instruction for courses in literacy education. Highlighting various topics such as instructional design, teacher education, and literacy assessment, this book is ideal for instructors, curriculum developers, instructional designers, IT specialists, education professionals, instructors, administrators, academicians, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Developing Reflective Literacy Professionals.
1: Bolstering Reflective Practice Through Digital Tools in an Online Practicum.
2: Blogging as Online Reflection During Student Teaching.
3: Building Reflective Practices Through a Digital Literacy Portfolio in an Online Context.
4: Use of a Metacognitive Tool to Facilitate Teacher Reflection in an Online Graduate Literacy Course.
Developing Collaborative Literacy Professionals.
5: Video as a Tool for Guided Reflection in Literacy Specialist Preparation.
6: Peer Review in Online Professional Communities to Support Disciplinary Literacy Planning.
7: Using Case Methods in Online Teacher Education to Develop Culturally Sustaining Educators.
8: Training Novice Literacy Coaches Through a Coaching Rounds Framework.
9: Building Pre-Service Teachers' Conscious Awareness of Their Literacy Cognitive Processes and Ability to Prepare Quality Think-Alouds.
10: Reflective Practices That Scaffold Teacher Knowledge, Decision Making, and Literacy Leadership.
11: Discussion Before the Discussion in Virtual Study Groups: Social Reading and Open Annotation.
Developing Evidence-Based Online Programs in Literacy.
12: Community of Digital Learners: Embracing the Affordances of Online Teacher Education.
13: Re-Envisioning Authentic Literature Integration for Online Teacher Education: A Programmatic Approach.
14: Engaging Teachers in a Digital Learner-Centered Approach to Support Understanding Foundational Literacy.
15: Content Acquisition Podcasts: Evidence-Based Presentations for Online Literacy Instruction.
16: Culturally Significant Learning in an Online Children's Literature Class: Transformations and Transactions.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.