Distance Education: What Works Well / Edition 1

Distance Education: What Works Well / Edition 1

by Michael Corry
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Taylor & Francis

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Distance Education: What Works Well / Edition 1

Don't start from scratch! Learn what works-and what doesn't-in providing education to off-campus students! This unique compilation presents practical advice on how to set up distance learning programs that effectively serve the needs of students who don't have access to the campus. The book examines issues surrounding development, implementation, teacher training, time management, and other important aspects of distance education. Distance Education: What Works Well brings you lessons garnered from real-life experiences at several institutions to help you explore the pros and cons of distance education-and what it takes to implement a distance program that really works.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789022882
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/2003
Series: A Monograph Published Simultaneously As Computers in the Schools Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Distance Education: What Works Well
  • Development of the Digital High School Project: A School-University Partnership
  • The Design, Development, and Implementation of LUDA Virtual High School
  • Distance Education in the Rural K-12 Environment
  • Quality Connections: Going the Distance
  • Faculty Development: Using Distance Education Effectively in the Classroom
  • Building Active Online Interaction via Collaborative Learning Community
  • The Roles, Functions and Skills of Moderators of Online Educational Computer Conferences for Distance Education
  • Get a Life: Six Tactics for Optimizing Time Spent Online
  • Determining If Distance Education Is the Right Choice: Applied Strategic Thinking in Education
  • Fads, Distance Education, and the Importance of Theory
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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