Advanced Methods In Distance Education / Edition 1

Advanced Methods In Distance Education / Edition 1

by Kim E. Dooley, Larry M. Dooley, James R. Lindner
     
 

Courses and programs being delivered at a distance require a unique set of professional competencies. Whether using synchronous or asynchronous methods of instruction, systematic instructional design can help stimulate motivation, increase interaction and social presence, and authenticate learning outcomes. Principles of adult learning, including self-directed and

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Courses and programs being delivered at a distance require a unique set of professional competencies. Whether using synchronous or asynchronous methods of instruction, systematic instructional design can help stimulate motivation, increase interaction and social presence, and authenticate learning outcomes. Principles of adult learning, including self-directed and student-centered learning approaches are emphasized in this Advanced Methods in Distance Education: Applications and Practices for Educators, Administrators and Learners. It is designed to be theory to practice, with readers gaining the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in teaching or training using technology-mediated instruction. Major sections include: Foundations of Teaching and Learning at a Distance, Adult Learning, Instructional Design, Technology Knowledge and Skills, Administrative Issues, and Future Directions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591404859
Publisher:
IGI Global
Publication date:
11/02/2010
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
18.40(w) x 26.20(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. IAn introduction to designing and delivering courses and programs at a distance1
Ch. IICritical issues for educators and trainers : developing a philosophy of education16
Ch. IIILearning theories31
Ch. IVAdult learning principles and learner differences56
Ch. VEngaging adult learners and fostering self-directedness76
Ch. VISystematic instructional design99
Ch. VIIWriting instructional objectives118
Ch. VIIIEvents of instruction : gaining attention and stimulating motivation132
Ch. IXLearner-centered assessment and facilitation techniques146
Ch. XDelivery technology162
Ch. XIMultimedia design182
Ch. XIICourse and program management203
Ch. XIIIEvaluating distance education programs using best practices230
Ch. XIVFuture trends253

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