ERIC Number: ED431358
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Designing and Teaching an On-Line Course: Spinning Your Web Classroom.
This guide to developing and teaching an on-line course is intended to lead the instructor through the steps of course development, on-line teaching, and on-line assessment. It emphasizes principles of course design which are outcome-based, performance-assessed, and collaborative. The guide's nine chapters cover the following aspects of course development: (1) demystifying the on-line environment; (2) principles of performance-based curriculum design; (3) creating performance-based assessments; (4) planning on-line activities and resources; (5) creating on-line discussion groups; (6) being a "visible" on-line instructor; (7) technology (handling hardware and software problems); (8) designing a course evaluation instrument; principles of visual design; and (9) answers to questions by three experts in distance learning. Eight appendices provide a variety of resources, including a sample welcome letter, a list of verbs according to Bloom's taxonomy, a list of roles and responsibilities for cooperative group members, sample on-line group activity, a sample data record, and a sample course evaluation. (DB)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Courses, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Instructional Design, World Wide Web
Allyn & Bacon, 160 Gould St., Needham Heights, MA 02494-2130; Web site: www.abacon.com ($37.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A