Flexible, untethered professional development models are emerging that offer all educators (not just teaching staff) opportunities to experiment, reflect, and grow at their own pace.
Dr. Michelle Pacansky-Brock is Faculty Mentor, Digital Innovation with the California Community College system. She coordinates professional development efforts related to online teaching and emerging technologies for CVC-OEI/@ONE (Online Network of Educators). Michelle is the author of Best Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies (2nd edition, Routledge), and has been awarded the Sloan-C/OLC Excellence in Online Teaching Award and Effective Practice Award. Learn more about Michelle at brocansky.com and connect with her on Twitter @brocansky.
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