ERIC Number: EJ1066651
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
Leading the Band: The Role of the Instructor in Online Learning for Educators
Heuer, Barbara P.; King, Kathleen P.
Journal of Interactive Online Learning, v3 n1 Sum 2004
Drawing from the online experiences of teachers across the United States who participated in online professional development courses, this article focuses on what educators/participants consider to be the roles and responsibilities of the online instructor. They see the online instructor as facilitator, model, planner, coach, and communicator. They describe how these roles are uniquely tuned in the online environment.
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Electronic Learning, Teacher Responsibility, Facilitators (Individuals), Coaching (Performance), Web Based Instruction, Online Courses, Role Models, Cooperative Learning, Professional Development, Mixed Methods Research, Online Surveys
University of Alabama. 152 Rose Administration, P.O. Box 870104, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. Web site: http://www.ncolr.org/jiol
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED)
Authoring Institution: N/A