Distance Education: What Works Well

Distance Education: What Works Well

by Michael Corry
     
 

Nineteen American academics contribute ten chapters which describe real-life experiences in distance learning, provide practical advice on how to set up effective distance education, and point out concerns and cautions to be aware of when working with this method of education. The text includes discussion of both K-12 and higher education settings. Simultaneously… See more details below

Overview

Nineteen American academics contribute ten chapters which describe real-life experiences in distance learning, provide practical advice on how to set up effective distance education, and point out concerns and cautions to be aware of when working with this method of education. The text includes discussion of both K-12 and higher education settings. Simultaneously co-published as Computers in the Schools, Volume 20, Number 3 2003. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789022875
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Series:
A Monograph Published Simultaneously As Computers in the Schools Series
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Distance Education: What Works Well1
Development of the Digital High School Project: A School-University Partnership3
The Design, Development, and Implementation of LUDA Virtual High School15
Distance Education in the Rural K-12 Environment27
Quality Connection: Going the Distance33
Faculty Development: Using Distance Education Effectively in the Classroom41
Building Active Online Interaction via Collaborative Learning Community51
The Roles, Functions and Skills of Moderators of Online Educational Computer Conferences for Distance Education61
Get a Life: Six Tactics for Optimizing Time Spent Online73
Determining If Distance Education Is the Right Choice: Applied Strategic Thinking in Education103
Fads, Distance Education, and the Importance of Theory121
Index129

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