Teacher access to online professional development

A survey to collect information about the types of online professional development teachers have access to, and the barriers preventing them from making greater use of the opportunities available.

* 1. In which country do you teach?

* 2. What type of teaching environment do you work in? Check all that apply to you.

* 3. What subject or subjects do you teach? (If still in training, what do you plan to teach?)

* 4. What is your approximate monthly income from teaching (in US dollars)? For a currency conversion tool Click here. (will open in a new window)

* 5. Which of these do you use for your professional development as a teacher? Check all that apply.

* 6. What is the PRIMARY way you access the Internet?

* 7. How would you describe your Internet connection?

* 8. How do you feel about each of the following statements?

  Strongly agree Agree Slightly agree Neutral Slightly disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
1. It's important to me to earn a TESOL certificate from an accredited organization (like a university).
2. It's important to me to study what interests me (I don't really care about certificates or accreditation).
3. It's important to me to learn with other people within a structured class and schedule.
4. It's important to me to choose when I study and be able to study on my own.
5. It's important to me to find FREE webinars and FREE online conferences.
6. It's important to me to do ongoing professional development in order to show my supervisor at work.

* 9. Which of these are obstacles to you participating in online professional development? Choose all that apply.

* 10. If you could change one thing to make it easier for you to join online professional development, what would it be?

* 11. Is there anything you'd like to share about the challenges you face as a teacher trying to use online resources for professional development?

* 12. Would you be interested in sharing your story to help teachers around the world understand the challenges some teachers face? If so, please share your name and email address so we can contact you.