Title: The research on the professional development of information technology teachers based on the implementation of flipped classroom teaching model

Authors: Dongmei Zhao; Xiaofan Liang

Addresses: College of Information Technology, Hebei Normal University, Shijiazhuang Hebei 050024, China; Hebei Key Laboratory of Network and Information Security, Shijiazhuang Hebei 050024, China ' College of Information Technology, Hebei Normal University, Shijiazhuang Hebei 050024, China

Abstract: With the rapid development of science and technology, human society has entered a new era of 'knowledge innovation' and the cultivation of students' information literacy has received increasing attention of researchers. Under this background, information technology teachers play an important role in improving learners' information literacy. This paper combines quantitative research with qualitative research to discuss the current research situation of information technology teachers' professional development. Furthermore, it constructs a SPOC-based flipped classroom teaching model, conducts a practical study on basic computer courses in academy, uses questionnaires and interviews, and finds that the teaching model has achieved good results. On this basis, this paper deeply studies the professional development of information technology teachers in the view of flipped classroom teaching mode. Meanwhile, it makes analysis from three dimensions: 1) focusing on action research to effectively enhance the practical wisdom of information technology teachers; 2) focusing on teaching reflection to improve the practical knowledge of information technology teachers; 3) establishing and improving the management and evaluation system of information technology teachers to build the professional growth community of information technology teachers.

Keywords: basic computer courses in academy; SPOC; flipped classroom; information technology teacher; professional development studies.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSHC.2019.101600

International Journal of Social and Humanistic Computing, 2019 Vol.3 No.2, pp.176 - 190

Available online: 06 Aug 2019 *

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