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Online Communities: Contexts for the Professional Learning of English Language Teaching Professionals

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posted on 09.05.2020 by ALIREZA SHARIFJAFARI
Participation in online communities has been on the rise among English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals for over twenty years now. While this trend is generally considered as informal, self-directed, and self-initiated, there is increasing evidence from research indicating that participation in online communities can be an effective form of professional learning. My research investigated the nature and contributions of participation of ELT professionals in online teacher communities as contexts for professional learning.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Laura Georgina Alfrey

Additional supervisor 1

Katrina Tour

Year of Award

2020

Department, School or Centre

Education

Additional Institution or Organisation

Faculty of Education

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

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