Teaching Online: A Practical Guide / Edition 3

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Overview

Teaching Online: A Practical Guide is a practical, concise guide for educators teaching online. This updated edition has been fully revamped and reflects important changes that have occurred since the second edition’s publication. A leader in the online field, this best- selling resource maintains its reader friendly tone and offers exceptional practical advice, new teaching examples, faculty interviews, and an updated resource section.

New to this edition:

  • new chapter on how faculty and instructional designers can work collaboratively
  • expanded chapter on Open Educational Resources, copyright, and intellectual property
  • more international relevance, with global examples and interviews with faculty in a wide variety of regions
  • new interactive Companion Website that invites readers to post questions to the author, offers real-life case studies submitted by users, and includes an updated, online version of the resource section.

Focusing on the "how" and "whys" of implementation rather than theory, this text is a must-have resource for anyone teaching online or for students enrolled in Distance Learning and Educational Technology Masters Programs.

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Editorial Reviews

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"While a necessity for online teaching novices, the book will also be useful to experienced instructors....[it]includes a wealth of examples showing the varied possibilities for online instruction, along with a basic glossary and an extensive guide to Web resources. This book definitely needs to be added to the library of anyone teaching in the online environment....Highly recommended."-CHOICE

"This book should be on the ‘must read’ list of those involved in classroom teaching as well as distance teaching."—Indian Journal of Open Learning

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415997263
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/11/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 472
  • Sales rank: 134,618
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Ko, Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at University of Maryland University College.

Steve Rossen, Instructional Technologist and Electronic Librarian, formerly Manager of the Faculty New Media Center at University of California at Los Angeles.

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Table of Contents

Pt. I Getting Started 1

1 Teaching Online: An Overview 2

2 Scouting the Territory: Exploring Your Institution's Resources 18

Pt. II Putting the Course Together 35

3 Course Conversion 36

4 Creating an Effective Online Syllabus 65

5 Building an Online Classroom 81

6 Student Activities in the Online Environment 102

7 Creating Courseware: When Low-Tech Is High-Tech Enough 135

8 Copyright and Intellectual Property 166

Pt. III Teaching in the Online Classroom 179

9 Preparing Students for Online Learning 180

10 Classroom Management: General Considerations 194

11 Classroom Management: Special Issues 223

12 Integrating Online Elements in a Traditional Classroom 239

Pt. IV New Trends and Opportunities 259

13 Taking Advantage of New Opportunities 260

14 Where Do We Go From Here? 278

Glossary 295

Guide to Resources 299

Credits 317

Index 319

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2009

    Unlike previous efforts to simply but comprehensively assist instructors in creating online or hybrid courses, Teaching Online does an exceptional job.

    The organization of the manual makes it easy to read and follow. It offers practical suggestions, and is thorough in the topics covered. The only problem I encountered was that many of the websites listed are inaccessible.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2001

    Finally, a good book on teaching online

    I have looked through and read countless books on distance education and most of them were a waste of time. Some at least had a chapter or two with some good information. Every chapter in this book is a gem, or should I say a mine of full of gems of information. It is very readable, it covers the essentials, and, most importantly, it is current.

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