Blended Learning and Online Tutoring / Edition 2

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This books adopts a pragmatic approach to blended learning by situating the use of online media within a grounded teaching and learning strategy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780566088414
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 4/8/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 222
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

1 Introduction 1

Pt. I Approaches to Blended Learning

2 Tutor-Mediated Support: Reflecting on Present Practice 11

3 Tutors' Perceptions of Effective Intervention 21

4 Blended Learning and Pragmatism 31

5 Blended Learning and Pedagogy 45

Pt. II Online Tutoring

6 Supporting Students Using Asynchronous Tools: Forums, Wikis and Blogs 57

7 Handy Techniques for Moderators: Online Asynchronous Groups 79

8 Supporting Students Using Synchronous Tools: Chat, Audio Conferencing and the Rest 89

9 Handy Techniques for Moderators: Online Synchronous Groups 103

Pt. III Developing Independent Learners: Activity Design

10 The Experience of Blended Learning 111

11 Course Design for Blended Learning 123

12 Developing E-Investigators 135

13 Developing E-Writers 149

14 Developing E-Communicators and Collaborators 161

15 Staff Development for Blended Learning 172

App. 1 Blended Learning Case Studies 189

Bibliography 193

Index 199

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