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Introduction To Online Learning

Author : Julie L. Globokar
ISBN : 9781412978224
Genre : Education
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This book addresses myths and misconceptions regarding online education, organization, communication, time management, personal learning styles, key aspects of research, handling technological 'catastrophes', where to seek help when you need it, and other tips for successfully meeting the unique demands of distance learning. This book contains relevant, original examples and illustrations, as well as online resources with links to meaningful examples, interviews with students, etc.

Studying At A Distance

Author : Christine J. Talbot
ISBN : 0335223699
Genre : Education
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"This essential guide provides practical help and encouragement for those who have not previously studied at a distance and is idea for students returning to study after a break. This edition is significantly revised and has been updated to include comments from distance learning tutors as well as extracts from student handbooks from distance learning courses."--BOOK JACKET.

The Online Educator

Author : Marguerita McVay Lynch
ISBN : 0415263697
Genre : Education
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A guide for educators and administrators explains how to create and manage online courses and discusses planning, delivery, system requirements, support systems, training, design, and program evaluation.

Online Learning And Assessment In Higher Education

Author : Robyn Benson
ISBN : 9781780631653
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The use of e-learning strategies in teaching is becoming increasingly popular, particularly in higher education. Online Learning and Assessment in Higher Education recognises the key decisions that need to be made by lecturers in order to introduce e-learning into their teaching. An overview of the tools for e-learning is provided, including the use of Web 2.0 and the issues surrounding the use of e-learning tools such as resources and support and institutional policy. The second part of the book focuses on e-assessment; design principles, different forms of online assessment and the benefits and limitations of e-assessment. Provides an accessible introduction to teaching with technology Addresses the basic aspects of decision-making for successful introduction of e-learning, drawing on relevant pedagogical principles from contemporary learning theories Crosses boundaries between the fields of higher education and educational technology (within the discipline of education), drawing on discourse from both areas

Teaching Online

Author : Claire Howell Major
ISBN : 9781421416335
Genre : Education
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It is difficult to imagine a college class today that does not include some online component—whether a simple posting of a syllabus to course management software, the use of social media for communication, or a full-blown course offering through a MOOC platform. In Teaching Online, Claire Howell Major describes for college faculty the changes that accompany use of such technologies and offers real-world strategies for surmounting digital teaching challenges. Teaching with these evolving media requires instructors to alter the ways in which they conceive of and do their work, according to Major. They must frequently update their knowledge of learning, teaching, and media, and they need to develop new forms of instruction, revise and reconceptualize classroom materials, and refresh their communication patterns. Faculty teaching online must also reconsider the student experience and determine what changes for students ultimately mean for their own work and for their institutions. Teaching Online presents instructors with a thoughtful synthesis of educational theory, research, and practice as well as a review of strategies for managing the instructional changes involved in teaching online. In addition, this book presents examples of best practices from successful online instructors as well as cutting-edge ideas from leading scholars and educational technologists. Faculty members, researchers, instructional designers, students, administrators, and policy makers who engage with online learning will find this book an invaluable resource.

An Administrator S Guide To Online Education

Author : Kaye Shelton
ISBN : 9781607525158
Genre : Education
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An Administrator’s Guide to Online Education is an essential resource for the higher education administrator. Unlike most books regarding online education, this book is not about teaching; it is about effectively administrating an online education program. Grounded in existing distance education theory, and drawing from best practices, current research, and an extensive review of current literature, An Administrator’s Guide to Online Education systematically identifies and discusses seven key issues that affect the practice of online education today: leadership and strategic planning, policy and operation, faculty, online student services, online student success, technology and the courseware management system, and finally marketing. Throughout the text, the authors provide case studies, examples, policies, and resources from actual institutions, which further enhance the value of this text. An Administrator’s Guide to Online Education, encompasses the issues and provides information on how to accomplish one specific task: successful online education administration.

Ethical Practices And Implications In Distance Learning

Author : Demiray, Ugur
ISBN : 9781599048680
Genre : Education
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"This book provides ethical insight into the world of e-learning through case studies that elucidate the issues through real-world examples"--Provided by publisher.

Supporting Online Students

Author : Anita Crawley
ISBN : 9781118192849
Genre : Education
File Size : 74. 27 MB
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Supporting Online Students shows how effective and efficientlydelivered support services improve academic success and courseretention for online learners. Drawing on a decade's worth ofresearch, Anita Crawley describes the scope of services fromadmissions and registration to advising and student engagement. Thebook includes guidelines and standards, planning andimplementation, innovative practices, and describes specializedservices needed by particular online student groups. "Effective student support is the single most important factorin sustaining high-quality online learning programs. Anita Crawleypresents the most effective guide to achieving that success. Herbook is a blueprint for building thriving online programs throughcomprehensive student support." —Ray Schroeder, director,Center for Online Learning, Research and Service, University ofIllinois Springfield "As distance learning continues to grow, this book addresses theoften neglected other side of the coin: online student services.This book provides a great introduction and overview of theresearch, literature, and innovative practices for planning,implementing, and evaluating support services for online learners."—George Steele, director, eStudent Services, OhioLearns "Anita Crawley has crafted a splendid volume on a topic ofincreasing importance in contemporary higher education. Her bookpromises to be the foundational piece for those who work withstudents in an online environment. Her thinking and analysis aresuperb and undoubtedly will provide the basis upon which to developonline programs and services in the future." —John H. Schuh,Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership and PolicyStudies Emeritus, Iowa State University "Bringing together extensive examples of innovative practices,summaries of current research, and a wealth of experience instudent services, Anita Crawley's comprehensive guide to supportingonline students is a rich resource for institutions with existing,growing, or new online programs. —Diane J. Goldsmith, formerexecutive director, Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium

Studying At A Distance

Author : Christine Talbot
ISBN : 9780335238057
Genre : Education
File Size : 25. 29 MB
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Studying at a Distance 3/e provides practical help and encouragement for those who have not previously studied at a distance and is ideal for students returning to study after a break.

Personalized Learning

Author : Peggy Grant
ISBN : 9781564844934
Genre : Education
File Size : 80. 76 MB
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