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Lessons from the virtual classroom : the realities of online teaching, Rena M. Paloff, Keith Pratt

Lessons from the virtual classroom : the realities of online teaching
Lessons from the virtual classroom
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the realities of online teaching
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Rena M. Paloff, Keith Pratt
Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt, the most trusted online teaching experts, have completely updated and revised this classic to reflect changes in technology and advances in online teaching made in the last decade, in order to meet today's online learning challenges. The book continues to offer helpful suggestions for dealing with such critical issues as evaluating effective tools, working with online classroom dynamics, addressing the special needs of online students, making the transition to online teaching, and promoting the development of the learning community. Filled with numerous examples f
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
Lessons from the virtual classroom : the realities of online teaching, Rena M. Paloff, Keith Pratt
Rev. ed. of : Lessons from the cyberspace classroom, 2001
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • Lessons from the Virtual Classroom; Contents; Figures, Table, and Exhibits; Preface to the Second Edition: The Face of Online Learning Today; The Authors; Acknowledgments; Part One Rethinking Education for an Online World; Chapter One Online Learning in theTwenty-First Century; Online Learning Today; Current and Emerging Technologies; Emerging Issues for Both Faculty and Administrators; Technology for Online Teaching Is Chosen Without Faculty Input; Governance Issues Have Emerged; Intellectual Property, Course Design, and Course Ownership Issues
  • Common Forms of Web 2.0 TechnologiesUsing Web 2.0 Tools in Online Courses; Choosing Technology Wisely; When the Technology Is a Problem; Evaluating Technology; Use of Technology; Infrastructure; Instructional Strategy; When Money Is an Issue; Accessibility Is a Major Concern; Part Two Teaching and Learning Online; Chapter Five Transforming Courses for the Online Classroom; Starting Over: Considerations in the Development of an Online Course; Who Are My Students?; Is This a Course That Will Successfully Transfer to the Online Environment?
  • How Do I Define Learning in This Content Area, and What Do I Want to See as the Learning Outcomes?What Do I Want to Accomplish Through This Course?; What Guidelines, Rules, Roles, and Norms Need to Be Established for Course Completion?; How Do I Plan to Deliver Course Material?; How Comfortable Am I in Releasing Control to the Learners?; How Do I Want to Organize the Course Site?; How Will I Assess Student Performance in This Course?; How Will I Address Attendance Requirements?; The Process of the Course; Beginnings; Once the Course Has Started; Endings
  • Just Like Faculty, Students Need to Be Trained to Learn OnlineInstructor Workload; Recent Developments in K-12 Online Learning; The Effectiveness of Distance Delivery; Chapter Two The Art of Online Teaching; Lack of Preparation; Who Should Teach Online?; Training, Training, and More Training; Using Mobile Technology in Faculty Training; New Processes, New Relationships; Online Pedagogy; Keys to Success; Ensuring Access to and Familiarity with Technology; Establishing Guidelines and Procedures; Achieving Maximum Participation; Promoting Collaboration; Promoting Reflection
  • The Final Transition: Assessing and Evaluating Students and OurselvesSupporting Instructors to Make the Transition; Chapter Three Administrative Issues and Concerns; Faculty Time, Compensation, and Questions of Tenure; Program Planning and Development; Another Look at Faculty and Student Support, Training, and Development; Governance and Intellectual Property; Student Retention; Some Last Thoughts on AdministrativeIssues and Concerns; Chapter Four The Tools of Online Teaching; Technology in the Twenty-First Century; Matching the Technology to the Course; What Are Web 2.0 Technologies?
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Second edition
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  • pebcs1118123735

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