ERIC Number: ED485609
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 16
Making the Most Of On-line Learning: An Introduction to Learning on the Internet
Somolu, Oreoluwa; Kaser, Joyce; Hanson, Katherine
Education Development Center, Inc
This guide addresses common issues in on-line learning to help the learner to determine how best to prepare in advance, in order to have the most successful experience possible. It is divided into specific sections, each designed to introduce an important part of on-line learning. These include: (1) Access to Technology; (2) Technology Skills; (3) Communication On-line; (4) Course Structure; (5) Learning Style; and (6) Ensuring Your Success. Each section begins with a short overview that introduces an important consideration for e-learning, then provides a set of guiding questions and information, and examples of how these can apply in actual on-line courses. The section concludes with Questions to Ask - a checklist for course preparation and participation.
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Online Courses, Access to Computers, Technological Literacy, Educational Technology, Computer Mediated Communication, Academic Achievement, Computer Uses in Education, Internet
Education Development Center, Inc. 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02458-1060. Tel: 617-969-7100; Fax: 617-969-5979; Web site: http://www.edc.org/
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Students
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.