Learning Online: A Guide to Success in the Virtual Classroom / Edition 1

Learning Online: A Guide to Success in the Virtual Classroom / Edition 1

by Maggie McVay Lynch, M. McVay Lynch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415700000

ISBN-13: 9780415700009

Pub. Date: 05/10/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

"Whether you are taking classes in school, college or university, or in a corporate training setting, it is likely that you will be expected to do at least part of your studies via the computer. This book provides realistic guidelines to ensure your success in the virtual learning environment. From detailing tools such as WebCT and Blackboard, to overcoming personal…  See more details below

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"Whether you are taking classes in school, college or university, or in a corporate training setting, it is likely that you will be expected to do at least part of your studies via the computer. This book provides realistic guidelines to ensure your success in the virtual learning environment. From detailing tools such as WebCT and Blackboard, to overcoming personal barriers to success in distance learning, this text deals with issues that readers of any age, stage or situation are likely to encounter." The author offers anecdotes to help you avoid the pitfalls and capitalize on opportunities that will help you become a successful online student. Both current and prospective online learners will benefit from this practical book filled with detailed assistance for learning online.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415700009
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/10/2004
Series:
Routledge Study Guides
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1The future is now1
2Deciding to pursue online learning20
3Communicating electronically41
4The media you need to understand64
5Overcoming isolation and building community : the psychology of being online96
6Adapting your learning style to the online environment128
7Doing research online146
8Ethical issues171
9The future of learning technology187
Appendix197
Glossary203
Bibliography212
Index215

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