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ERIC Number: ED516643
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 208
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4706-3523-0
The Excellent Online Instructor: Strategies for Professional Development
Palloff, Rena M.; Pratt, Keith
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
"The Excellent Online Instructor" is a guide for new and seasoned faculty who teach online, those responsible for training and developing online instructors, and administrators who must evaluate online faculty performance. This comprehensive resource describes the qualities of and explains how one can become an excellent online instructor. Written by Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt--noted experts in online instruction--the book: (1) includes models based in adult learning principles and best practices; (2) offers guidelines to test instructors' readiness to teach online; (3) contains ideas for overcoming faculty resistance; (4) reveals how to develop an effective mentoring program; and (5) shows how to establish a long-term faculty development effort. Appended are: (1) Resources for Faculty Developers and Those Tasked with Faculty Development; (2) Resources for Faculty; and (3) Resources for Administrators of Online Programs. References and an index are also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A