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ERIC Number: ED529871
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar
Pages: 216
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-8077-5309-2
The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Designing and Teaching Online Courses
Thormann, Joan; Zimmerman, Isa Kaftal
Teachers College Press
In this valuable resource, experts share deep knowledge including practical "how-to" and preventive trouble-shooting tips. Instructors will learn about course design and development, instructional methods for online teaching, and student engagement and community building techniques. The book contains successful teaching strategies, guidance for facilitating interactions and responding to diversity, and assessments, as well as future directions for online learning. With many field-tested examples and practice assignments, and with voices from students, teachers, and experts, this book arms instructors and administrators with the tools they need to teach effective and empowering online courses. This one-stop resource addresses all of the core elements of online teaching in terms that are universally applicable to any content area and at any instructional level. This book features: (1) The building blocks necessary to create a successful online course; (2) The know-how of long-time online instructors; (3) Models for Skype conferencing with groups of students; (4) Templates for course building, including sample assignments, activities, assessments, and emails; and (5) Detailed treatment of diversity in the online environment. [Foreword by Grant Wiggins.]
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Language: English
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