Teaching Online: A Guide to Theory, Research, and Practice

Teaching Online: A Guide to Theory, Research, and Practice

by Claire Howell Major


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421416236
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 03/15/2015
Series: Tech.edu: A Hopkins Series on Education and Technology
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Claire Howell Major is a professor of higher education at the University of Alabama. She is the coauthor of Qualitative Research: The Essential Guide to Theory and Practice, An Introduction to Qualitative Research Synthesis: Managing the Information Explosion in Social Science Research, and Collaborative Learning Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

1 Teaching Online as Instructional Change 7

2 Faculty Knowledge 24

3 Views of Learning 45

4 Course Structure 76

5 Course Planning 109

6 Intellectual Property 131

7 Instructional Time 149

8 Teacher Persona 163

9 Communication 178

10 Student Rights 193

11 Student Engagement 208

12 Community 227

Conclusion 254

Notes 259

References 287

List of Contributors 309

Index 313

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Keith Bailey

"Teaching Online covers a large majority of the changes faculty will face when moving from a face-to-face environment to an online environment. Sound concepts are backed by a wide variety of literature, and the credibility of the book is enhanced with extensive examples."

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