Making the Move to eLearning: Putting Your Course Online [NOOK Book]

Overview

Making the Move to eLearning proposes a radical truth_that online education, when taught using the methodology perfected by successful veterans of distance learning, surpasses traditional face-to-face teaching and learning. The key is for online educators to learn just what those successful methods are and how to emulate them in their own virtual courses. Making the Move to eLearning is the textbook for new and veteran online teachers who want to learn or refine their online ...
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Making the Move to eLearning: Putting Your Course Online

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Overview

Making the Move to eLearning proposes a radical truth_that online education, when taught using the methodology perfected by successful veterans of distance learning, surpasses traditional face-to-face teaching and learning. The key is for online educators to learn just what those successful methods are and how to emulate them in their own virtual courses. Making the Move to eLearning is the textbook for new and veteran online teachers who want to learn or refine their online facilitation skills.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607090427
  • Publisher: R&L Education
  • Publication date: 5/16/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 246
  • File size: 805 KB

Meet the Author

Kay Lehmann is a Milken National Educator award-winner, with a master's and doctorate in online learning. She is currently working full time as an online facilitator and writer. Lisa Chamberlin holds a master's degree in curriculum and instruction (technology emphasis). She has been an online facilitator for more than a decade, as well as a freelance writer, and an editor of education articles. She, along with Dr. Lehmann, is a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation award-winning educator and trainer.
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 The Radical Truth: Online Education Can Be Better Than Traditional Education
Chapter 2 The Past, Present, and Future: Development of Online Learning
Chapter 3 Applicable Educational Theories
Chapter 4 The Many Hats of the Online Instructor
Chapter 5 Who Are Our Online Learners?
Chapter 6 The Paradigm Shift from Traditional to Online Learning
Chapter 7 Basics of Course Design
Chapter 8 Learning Activity Design Assessment and Assignments
Chapter 9 Online Interaction: Facilitator, Learners, and the Tools Used to Connect Them
Chapter 10 Building and Sustaining Communities of Practice
Chapter 11 The All-Important Window of Time: Precourse Work through the First Week
Chapter 12 Time Demands and Efficiency Tips for Online Teachers
Chapter 13 Troubleshooting
Chapter 14 Employment in Online Teaching
Chapter 15 Resources 16 Glossary 17 References 18 Index
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