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Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 46: Professional Development Vs. Professional Learning

Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 46: Professional Development Vs. Professional Learning

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Conference season is quickly approaching for many Canadian academics and with all of this travel comes conversations about professional development. In this episode, I discuss the differences between professional development and professional learning.  I also tackle questions of ongoing career development, active learning, and the funding of professional growth opportunities.

I would love to hear your thoughts on professional development and professional learning. Leave a comment or send me a message on Twitter.

Mentioned in this episode:
David Porter Explains a Couple Things Video, Ontario Extend mOOC
-Linda Darling-Hammond, Maria E. Hyler, Madelyn Gardner, Danny Espinoza, “Effective Teacher Professional Development” (PDF)
-Ann Webster-Wright, “Reframing Professional Development Through Understanding Authentic Professional Learning

Rapid Reads:
-“Feeling Grief: On Emotions in the Archive of Enslavement“, Nathan Dize

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Photo credit: Daniel Cheung on Unsplash

 

One Response

  1. David Porter says:

    Good job, Krista.

    Reflective practice is critical to getting our heads around our practice.

    http://writings.davidporter.ca/general/learning-by-doing-is-still-the-best-way-to-go/

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