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TPACK Framework for Online EFL Teacher Training in Higher Education

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DOI: 10.23977/aduhe.2021.030116 | Downloads: 53 | Views: 1928


Yi Huang 1


1 Faculty of Foreign Languages, Anyang Normal University, Anyang, 455000, China

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Yi Huang


As an educational trend, online teaching and training become a widespread phenomenon in educational environment and other areas in the era of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and digitalization, which give the equal opportunities and access easily to life-long learners. Technology will be integral tool in the transmission of knowledge, including pedagogy, content, and contexts in the informationization 2.0. TPACK, which developed from Shulman’s PCK, has become a popularized framework in the application of classroom teaching and online instruction, which lead to a more effective quality of education. In this study, we construct EFL teachers’ competencies in TPACK framework based on PCK and TPACK. Based on this framework, we design pre-service online teachers training programs and in-service teachers courses in online English Foreign language training on the ZOOM, Microsoft team and other online tools. Besides, the current available online courses in platforms such as Coursera are integrated in our online training system. As a result of this research, pre-service teachers and in-service teachers are performed better in online training from angles of T, P, C, TP, TC, PC, TPACK.


TPACK, Online training, Technology


Yi Huang. TPACK Framework for Online EFL Teacher Training in Higher Education. Adult and Higher Education (2021) 3: 95-102. DOI:


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