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ERIC Number: ED501562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 340
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-59904-747-8
Expectations and Demands in Online Teaching: Practical Experiences
Gudea, Sorin Walter
Information Science Publishing
Despite the considerable, growing interest in online education, most studies have focused only on the students' perspective. Merely a handful of studies have attempted to address the teachers' perspectives and little has been published on the online teaching experience itself. This book offers a better understanding of how teachers experience the online environment by exploring various dimensions of online teaching, including class preparation, process effectiveness and quality, and technology utilization. The book assists educational institution administrators supporting online education improve their understanding of how teachers experience online teaching, and of the issues these teachers face in their teaching. The book contains twelve chapters: (1) Perspectives on Online Teaching; (2) Teacher Profiles; (3) What to Expect When Teaching Online; (4) Determinants of Online Teaching Success; (5) The Online Teaching Experience: Teaching with Technology; (6) Online Teaching Demands; (7) Gains and Losses; (8) Teaching Tradeoffs; (9) Central Ideas: Teaching; (10) Central Ideas: Technology; (11) A Theory of the Online Teaching Experience; and (12) Conclusions and Recommendations.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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