Works in progress / Travaux en cours: Mobilizing Knowledge and Building Capacity for Technology-Enhanced Professional Development

Dawn Buzza, Liwana Bringelson, Chris Eaton, Sandra Loucks Campbell, Vic Degutis, Koorus Bookan
<span title="2013-07-01">2013</span> <i title="University of Alberta Libraries"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="" style="color: black;">Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education</a> </i> &nbsp;
Technology-enhanced knowledge mobilization can be extremely useful for helping practicing professionals keep abreast of research and development efforts in their field. The initiative described in this paper encourages collaboration among university and community partners to effectively use online learning and communications technology for professional and staff development for multiple types of professional communities. We are engaged in pilot projects with two parallel professional
more &raquo; ... within the health care sector (optometric training and practice) and the public education sector (school boards). While these communities differ in both their professional relationships and their learning needs, their variability allows us to design and test the technical, social, and instructional requirements of a generic strategy for using technology for effective knowledge mobilization.
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