Monday, August 26, 2013

Barry Fishman’s research in Education Week

Tags: fishman, professional development

Professor Barry Fishman’s recently concluded NSF study on professional development was mentioned in the Education Week article, “For Rural Teachers, Mentoring Support is Just a Click Away.” The article, appearing online on August 26 and in print on August 28, discusses how online mentoring is being employed by teachers in rural areas of the country whose closest peers may be a great distance away. Professor Fishman’s study demonstrated that the professional development on an inquiry-based environmental sciences curriculum was equally effective delivered online or in person.

To read the full article, visit the Education Week website


Barry J. Fishman is Professor, School of Information; Professor, School of Education

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