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Meeting the Need for High Quality Teachers: e-Learning Solutions

Glenn Kleiman, 2004

In this white paper prepared for the 2004 U.S. Department of Education Leadership Summit, Glenn Kleiman, EDC Vice President and Director of COPE, discusses ways that e-learning approaches could be used to help meet the teacher quality requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act. He presents principles of effective professional development and discusses some of the ways e-learning can serve as a component of a successful program. He also goes on to look at the characteristics of a number of innovative e-learning programs for educators - along with some of the challenges raised by e-learning approaches.