ERIC Number: ED482383
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
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Discussion-Based Online Teaching To Enhance Student Learning: Theory, Practice, and Assessment.
This book creates a vision of online pedagogy based on the author's experience and desire to create a virtual environment that involves students and fosters their deep learning. There are 9 chapters in three parts. Part 1, "Theoretical Implications: Building a Body of Online Pedagogy," includes (1) "The Distance Factor"; (2) "The Optimal Role of the Online Teacher"; and (3) "Rethinking Learning Theory within the Online Class." Part 2, "Practical Applications," includes (4) "Course Design"; (5) "Starting to Teach the Online Class"; (6) "Aspects of Online Communication"; and (7) "Innovative Online Teaching Techniques." Part 3, "Assessment," includes (8) "Opinions about Online Teaching and Learning" and (9) "Building a Model of Assessment of Online Education." A glossary of relevant terms is included. (Contains 102 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Distance Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Internet, Learning Theories, Online Courses, Student Evaluation, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Stylus Publishing, 22883 Quicksilver Drive, Sterling, VA 20166-2012 ($24.95). Web site: http://www.Styluspub.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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