Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] What Are the 'Right' Resources to Foster Professional Development?

2004-06-25 Thread Edmond Gaible
Greetings to all, As my friend and colleague, Scott Robinson, suggests, our consideration of the technical means of professional development begs several questions. Who benefits from professional development? Or, perhaps of greater importance, in poor and agrarian economies, Who are the

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] What Activities Are Offering Online Professional Development for Educators?

2004-06-25 Thread Bonnie Bracey
On 6/23/2004, Scott Robinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But does anybody care? Why aren't such local solutions being clustered instead of stove-piped by development agencies and governments so as create a basic supporting infrastructure? If they don't do it, who will? The private sector? Even

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] What Are the 'Right' Resources to Foster Professional Development?

2004-06-25 Thread Femi Oyesanya
Besides lacking the basic infrastructure, some of these communities also lack informal professional development support systems that we now see on the Internet. For example, I am yet to see any informal collaborative groups for Open Source Software use or development with roots in Africa. Sender: