Answer each question with 25–350 words and two references each.
1. Discuss the pros and cons of online and face-to-face professional development for teachers. Include the limitations of each.
2. How does self-directed professional development influence teacher effectiveness? Provide 2-3 examples of self-directed professional development.
Read “Professional Development 2.0: Transforming Teacher Education Pedagogy with 21st Century Tools,” by Archambault, Wetzel, Foulger, and Williams, from Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education (2010).
Read “Adult Education in Practice: Teacher Training and its Potential for Changing School Teachers through Adult Learning,” by Sharvashidze and Bryant, from Problems of Education in the 21st Century (2011).