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Online Education: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 150 / Edition 1

Online Education: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 150 / Edition 1

by Regina L. Garza Mitchell


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ISBN-13: 9780470889695
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/20/2010
Series: J-B CC Single Issue Community Colleges Series , #209
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Regina L. Garza Mitchell is assistant professor of educational leadership at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She was previously director of distance education for a medium-sized rural community college.

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Table of Contents

Editor's Notes Regina L. Garza Mitchell 1

1 Online Education in Community Colleges Brent Cejda 7

2 Planning for Online Courses at Rural Community Colleges Jay Leist Jon Travis 17

3 Administrative Challenges and Rewards of Online Learning in a Rural Community College: Reflections of a Distance Education Administrator Gwladys A. Austin 27

4 The Trials and Accomplishments of an Online Adjunct Faculty Member Jeffrey Hoyle 37

5 Essential Tasks and Skills for Online Community College Faculty Vernon C. Smith 43

6 Web 2.0 and Emerging Technologies in Online Learning Veronica Diaz 57

7 Potential of Social Networking Sites for Distance Education Student Engagement Jaime Lester Michael Perini 67

8 Online Student Services at the Community College Anne M. Hornak Kayeri Akweks Madeline Jeffs 79

9 Approaching Common Ground: Defining Quality in Online Education Regina L. Garza Mitchell 89

10 Teaching the World to Sing: Planning for the Future of Online Learning Albert L. Lorenzo 95

Index 103

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