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From the Publisher“Palloff and Pratt clearly explain the tasks and functionsinvolved when an instructor moves from face-to-face to the onlineenvironment. These include the ability to facilitate education,establish a friendly environment, set an agenda, pace the course,and become comfortable and proficient with the technology. Onceestablished, these function as the groundwork for success.
This book is particularly valuable for educators with minimalknowledge of online learning… The authors have includedeverything needed to build a strong, successful onlinecourse.”
(Adult Learning Magazine Volume 19, Numbers 1&2,Winter and Spring 2008)
" . . .the authors' central premise is that a collaborativelearning community is the best vehicle for distance education."(Journal of Continuing Higher Education, Fall 2007)
"There will be a range of 'ah ha' moments for the reader workingwith students in building online learning communities."(NACADA, Nov 20, 2007)