Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to

Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to "Be There" for Distance Learners / Edition 1

by Rosemary M. Lehman, Simone C. O. Conceicao
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470564903

ISBN-13: 9780470564905

Pub. Date: 08/30/2010

Publisher: Wiley

How can faculty create a strong e presence for their online classes? This volume highlights the need for creating a presence in the online environment. The authors explore the emotional, psychological, and social aspects from both the instructor and student perspective. It provides an instructional design framework and shows how a strong presence contributes to

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How can faculty create a strong e presence for their online classes? This volume highlights the need for creating a presence in the online environment. The authors explore the emotional, psychological, and social aspects from both the instructor and student perspective. It provides an instructional design framework and shows how a strong presence contributes to effective teaching and learning. Filled with illustrative examples and based on research and experience, the book contains methods, case scenarios, and activities for creating, maintaining, and evaluating presence throughout the cycle of an online course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470564905
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/30/2010
Series:
Jossey-Bass Guides to Online Teaching and Learning Series, #18
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
841,408
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Exhibits, and Tables

Preface

About the Authors

One The Role of Presence in the Online Environment 1

Why is It Important to Understand Presence? 2

Creating a Sense of Presence 3

What We Know About Presence 4

Presence as the Result of Our Preceptual Process 6

Understanding Presence 7

Summary 12

Two Ways in Which Presence Can Be Experienced 13

Types of Experience 15

Modes of Presence 18

Dimensions of the Learner 20

The Being There for the Online Leaerner Model 21

Summary 24

Three Designing Your Online Course with a Sense of Presence 25

Determinants of Presence 26

Framework for Designing Online Courses with a Sense of Presence 30

Getting Yourself "There" for Your Online Course 37

Getting Your Learners "There" for Your Online Course 40

Summary 41

Four Activities That Create a Sense of Presence in Your Online Course 43

Before the Course Begins 45

During the Online Course 65

End of the Course 77

How to Know If Presence is "There" in Your Online Course 84

Summary 93

Five Are You Here of There? Making Sense of Presence 95

Case 1 Getting to Know You and Your Course 95

Case 2 Second Life® Participation and Blogging 99

Case 3 Creating a Web-Based Training Course as a Team 104

Creating a Syllabus with a Sense of Presence 109

Final Thoughts and Future Directions 109

Appendix 1 Training Resources 113

Appendix 2 Online Course Design Resources 115

Appendix 3 Sample Syllabus 117

Definitions of Terms 129

References 133

Index 137

Preface 1

Titles, Abbreviations and Acronyms 5

1 Prelude to 1945 9

2 The Shortwave Audience 16

3 Clubs 36

4 Literature 137

5 Listener Programs 239

6 Receivers 269

7 QSLing 330

8 Computers 363

9 Conclusion 375

Chapter Notes 381

Selected Bibliography 399

Index 405

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