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A dynamic model for distance learning: evaluation of an online course for hospital teachers’ professional development


Abstract


Nell’ambito della Scuola in Ospedale la formazione dei docenti gioca un ruolo cruciale per affrontare la complessità di questo particolare contesto formativo. Partendo dai risultati di un’indagine sui bisogni professionali espressi dagli insegnanti ospedalieri, è stato progettato un corso modulare online che rappresenta una delle azioni del modello DOCC (Dynamic Online Course Community), ideato per lo sviluppo professionale dei docenti ospedalieri. Lo scopo del presente contributo è indagare quanto il corso online abbia soddisfatto i bisogni professionali espressi dai docenti. I risultati hanno evidenziato un alto livello di soddisfazione pur in presenza di alcune differenze fra le aree tematiche proposte. Sulla base dei risultati e delle criticità emerse sono previste ulteriori azioni formative per lo sviluppo professionale orientate allo sviluppo di competenze sempre più specifiche.


Keywords

Teacher training; Hospital teachers; Online course; Teachers’ satisfaction; Professional development; Educational Technology; Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL).

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17471/2499-4324/958

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