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“The Wisdom of Practice”: Web 2.0 as a Cognitive and Community-Building Tool in Indonesia

  • Mary Burns
  • Petra Wiyakti Bodrogini
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan’s Digital Education and Learning book series (DEAL)

Abstract

The use of Web 2.0—the so-called read/write web (DiNucci, 1999; O’Reilly, 2005)—has increasingly found a home in the developed world as a vehicle for teacher and student learning. In much of the developing world, however, Web 2.0 applications remain little known and rarely used in teacher professional development and educational capacity building (Lim et al., 2003). In 2009–2010, Education Development Center (EDC) introduced a suite of Web 2.0 applications as part of an online professional development program for 60 technology trainers in six Indonesian provinces. The goal of this program was to help these technology trainers become effective school-based coaches who could then help teachers integrate classroom technology to support learner-centered instruction.

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Online Learning Blended Learning Teacher Professional Development Coaching Program Economist Intelligence Unit 
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  • Petra Wiyakti Bodrogini

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