Teaching Online: Practical Guide / Edition 2

Teaching Online: Practical Guide / Edition 2

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by Susan Ko, Steve Rossen
     
 

Teaching Online is a practical, concise guide for instructors teaching distance-learning courses or instructors supplementing a traditional classroom with online elements. This pocket-sized, portable book can be used as either a course text or a professional resource.

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Overview

Teaching Online is a practical, concise guide for instructors teaching distance-learning courses or instructors supplementing a traditional classroom with online elements. This pocket-sized, portable book can be used as either a course text or a professional resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618298488
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Series:
College Teaching Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author

Susan Ko received her Ph.D. in 1991 from Yale University and has over ten years' experience teaching and developing courses in humanities, interdisciplinary studies, Asian Studies, and world literature. She has particular expertise working with adult students, non-traditional students, and in distance education. She currently serves as executive director of online curriculum and instructor development for Online Higher Education, a division of Sylvan Learning Systems, where she customizes instructor training programs and oversees curriculum conversion for a variety of institutions. She recently appeared on the PBS Adult Learning Services program, "Surviving and Thriving in your First Online Course," part of the Instructional Technology Survival Skills series.

Steve Rossen has been working with instructors using technology in the classroom and on the Web since 1994. After earning an M.Ed in Educational Technology from California State University, he on to manage UCLA's Faculty New Media Center, a center/lab where instructors and TA's experiment with, train with, and use new media technologies. He brings to this field experience gained from working in both the broadcast and publishing industries as a writer/producer and novelist.

He has been an online instructor for over five years at UCLA Extension, where he created two innovative courses for the Online Teaching Program:"Creating and Using Multimedia Online" and "Streaming Media." In addition, he is a candidate for an MLIS from UCLA's Graduate School of Information Science and is expects to receive his degree in June, 2004.

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Table of Contents

Contents
  • I. Getting Started
    1. Teaching Online: An Overview
    2. Scouting the Territory: Exploring Your Institution's Resources
  • II. Putting the Course Together
    3. Course Conversion
    4. Creating an Effective Online Syllabus
    5. Building an Online Classroom
    6. Student Activities in the Online Environment
    7. Creating Courseware: When Low-Tech Is High-Tech Enough
    8. Copyright and Intellectual Property
  • III. Teaching in the Online Classroom
    9. Preparing Students for Online Learning
    10. Classroom Management: General Considerations
    11. Classroom Management: Special Issues
    12. Integrating Online Elements in a Traditional Classroom
  • IV. New Trends and Opportunities
    13. Taking Advantage of New Opportunities
    14. Where Do We Go from Here?

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