The Online Teaching Guide: A Handbook of Attitudes, Strategies, and Techniques for the Virtual Classroom / Edition 1

The Online Teaching Guide: A Handbook of Attitudes, Strategies, and Techniques for the Virtual Classroom / Edition 1

by Bob H. Weight, Ken W. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205295312

ISBN-13: 9780205295319

Pub. Date: 10/07/1999

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

B> For anyone preparing to teach online, The Online Teaching Guide is a one-of-a-kind resource for developing and implementing a successful online course. From the basics of online teaching to techniques, tools, and methods for effective online communication, The Online Teaching Guide addresses the breadth of conceptual and practical issues…  See more details below

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B> For anyone preparing to teach online, The Online Teaching Guide is a one-of-a-kind resource for developing and implementing a successful online course. From the basics of online teaching to techniques, tools, and methods for effective online communication, The Online Teaching Guide addresses the breadth of conceptual and practical issues related to the online classroom. In each chapter, The Online Teaching Guide's contributing authors -- faculty members at the University of Phoenix Online Campus -- offer a wealth of useful strategies to sharpen your instructional skills. Each author focuses on the interpersonal aspect of online teaching and learning, providing a deep understanding of various instructional methods and techniques. Learn how to keep a classroom interpersonal, how to communicate effectively with students, how to facilitate groups and discussions, and how to give and get feedback in the online class, helping to overcome the challenges that confront all online instructors. By increasing understanding of how to use technology as a dynamic teaching tool, readers will achieve success in the online classroom, enhancing their teaching experience, and students' learning experience, in the fast-changing world of online communication. This book is intended as a practical introduction for instructors, beginning or otherwise, who want useful ideas and techniques that will help them teach more effectively in the online classroom.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205295319
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
10/07/1999
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.06(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

About the Authors and Contributors.

1. Face to Face in the Online Classroom.

Ken White, Keeping it Interpersonal & Human.

2. Taming the Lions, Tigers, & Bears.

Chad Lewis, The WRITE WAY to Communicate Online.

3. Talking the Talk.

Arlene Hiss, Humor & Other Forms of Online Communication.

4. The Story of One Learner.

Lorraine Priest, A Student's Perspective on Online Teaching.

5. Reshaping Teaching & Learning.

Bill Pepicello and Liz Tice, The Role of Liberal Arts in Online Education.

6. The Elements of Effective Online Teaching.

Anita Bischoff, Overcoming the Barriers to Success.

7. Managing Time.

Marilyn Simon, Developing Effective Online Organization.

8. Cooking up a Successful Class.

Sheila Porter, Adapting Courses for the Online World.

9. Getting Ready.

Marilyn Fullmer-Umari, The Syllabus and Other Online Indispensibles.

10. Online Facilitation.

Patricia Addesso, Individual & Group Possibilities.

11. Keeping It Fun & Relevant.

Al Badger, Using Active Online Learning.

12. Dealing with Challenging Situations.

Ken White, Communication through Online Conflict.

13. One Day Left to Live.

Jim Farrar, Teaching the Online Quantitative Course.

14. Making Sense of It All.

Fred Schwartz and Ken White, Giving & Getting Online Feedback.

Bob Weight and Terri Bishop, Epilogue: The Human Promise.

Index.

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