ERIC Number: EJ889330
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
Best Practices for Online Instructors: Reminders
Fish, Wade W.; Wickersham, Leah E.
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v10 n3 p279-284 2009
Online education has become increasingly popular in higher education, which is a trend that will continue as more universities have begun to heavily invest in online teaching due to student demand. While best practices for implementing online instruction are well documented in previous literature, factors identified in this review of literature serve as reminders that should be considered by higher education faculty to enhance the quality of their online courses. Teaching online requires a faculty member to think differently about teaching and learning, learn a host of new technological skills, and engage in ongoing faculty development for design and development of quality online instruction.
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Online Courses, Faculty Development, Teaching Methods, Best Practices, College Faculty, Distance Education, Educational Environment, Adult Learning, Professional Development, Delivery Systems, Course Content, Academic Achievement, Feedback (Response)
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Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
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