ERIC Number: ED563986
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Reference Count: N/A
Cases on Critical and Qualitative Perspectives in Online Higher Education
Orleans, Myron, Ed.
Online education continues to permeate mainstream teaching techniques in higher education settings. Teaching upper-level classes in an online setting is having a major impact on education as a whole and is fundamentally altering global learning. "Cases on Critical and Qualitative Perspectives in Online Higher Education" offers a collection of informal, personalized articles that identify, describe, and examine actual experiential domains of online program and course production. Administrators, developers, instructors, staff, technical support, and students in the field of online higher education will benefit from these case studies to reinforce and enhance their work. Following a foreword and preface, this book includes the following chapters: (1) eLearning Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching Online (Gina M. Suriano); (2) Challenges and Solutions when Designing and Teaching Online Courses (Jennifer Bachner); (3) Program Administration and Implementation of an Online Learning Initiative at a Historically Black College University (S. Suzan J. Harkness); (4) Faculty Participation in Online Higher Education: What Factors Motivate or Inhibit their Participation? (Michael S. Hoffman); (5) Getting Time to Teach: The Adoption of Online Courses by University Professors (Scott Reid); (6) Navigating the Lack of Face Time: The Instructor Role in the Online Classroom (Zawadi Rucks-Ahidiana); (7) Building Learning Spaces: Creating Online Learning Environments (David Starr-Glass); (8) How to Hollow Out an Education (John K. Davis); (9) Conflicting Worlds or Unique Partnerships: When Online Learning and Undergraduate Honors Education Collide (Melissa L. Johnson); (10) Developing, Implementing, and Experiencing an Online Sociology Degree Completion Program at a Large California Public University (Alan Emery, Patricia Literte, and Echo Chang); (11) Game On! Teaching Foreign Language Online (Kim Carter-Cram); (12) Redesigning Student's Thinking Processes through Advanced Discussion Forums (Janine Martins-Shannon, and Jason Ghibesi); (13) Hard-Learned Lessons: Online Course Development in the Years Following Hurricane Katrina (Sandra E. Weissinger, and Ashraf Esmail); (14) Beyond the Horizon: Teaching an Online Humanities Course (Diane M. T. North); (15) Orchestrating an Enrollment Management Transformation (Karen L. Pedersen, Terri Hayes, and Tim Copeland); (16) Moving Your College toward Online Programs Including a Quality Matters Implementation Plan (Deborah A. Allen); (17) Ethical Challenges and Adaptive Solutions Regarding Support of Online Graduate Student Research in Regions with Limited Infrastructure (Leilani Endicott, and Jenny Sherer); (18) Improving the Online Dissertation Writing Process (Libi Shen, and Irene Linlin Chen); (19) Learning across Multiple Spaces: An Integrated Approach to Formal Online and Face-to-Face Contexts (Laura Fedeli, Pier Giuseppe Rossi, and Lorella Giannandrea); (20) Evidencing Quality: Using the Sloan-C Quality Scorecard (Kaye Shelton, Karen L. Pedersen, and Lisa A. Holstrom); (21) Integrating Course Quality within a Community of Practice (Jocelyn Sherman, Michelle Yener, Casey Price, Linda Grant, Karla Gable, and Nick White); (22) Efficiency and Quality Improvement in Online Course Development (Erick Hilbert, and Kim Mierau); (23) Comparing "Pracademic" Teaching Techniques and Career Outcomes in Online and Traditional Criminal Justice Educational Environments (Robert D. Hanser, Attapol Kuanliang, and Nathan R. Moran); (24) Academic Dishonesty in Online Courses (Kimberly Nehls); and (25) Conducting Online Posting Activity on a Social Networking Site (SNS) to Replace Traditional Learner Diaries (Noor Saazai Mat Saad, Melor Md Yunus, Mohamed Amin Embi, and Mohamad Subakir Mohd Yasin). An index is included.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Electronic Learning, Case Studies, Instruction, Online Courses, Curriculum Design, Program Administration, Program Implementation, Black Colleges, Teacher Participation, College Faculty, Teacher Motivation, Distance Education, Adoption (Ideas), Teacher Role, Virtual Classrooms, Undergraduate Study, Honors Curriculum, Public Colleges, Sociology, College Programs, College Second Language Programs, French, Cognitive Processes, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Weather, Humanities Instruction, College Instruction, Enrollment Management, Ethics, Graduate Students, Student Research, Doctoral Dissertations, Writing Processes, Blended Learning, Educational Quality, Communities of Practice, Educational Improvement, Efficiency, Teaching Methods, Criminology, Comparative Analysis, Educational Environment, Cheating, Social Media, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Social Networks
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