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If you are unfamiliar with teaching a course primarily online, the library offers information resources to help you get started. Below is a selection of ebook titles from our collection that you can access remotely.
Beginning by outlining the different types of videos you can create, and what the research says about their effectiveness, Karen Costa explains how they can be designed to reinforce learning, to align with and promote course outcomes, and to save you time across your courses. She then describes how to create successful videos with commonly available technologies such as your smartphone, and without a major investment of time, demonstrating the simple steps she took to develop her bank of videos and build her confidence to deliver short, straightforward learning aids that are effective and personal.
Essential reading for online instructors, updated to cover new and emerging issues and technologies, The Online Teaching Survival Guide provides a robust overview of theory-based techniques for teaching online or technology-enhanced courses.
Online Teaching at Its Best provides practical, real-world advice grounded in educational science to help online instructors, instructional designers, and administrators deliver an exceptional learning experience. Adopt new pedagogical techniques designed specifically for online learning environments. Ensure strong course alignment and effective student learning for online classes Increase student retention, build necessary support structures, and train faculty more effectively. And integrate research-based course design and cognitive psychology into graduate or undergraduate programs.
The Wiley Handbook of Learning Technology is an authoritative and up-to-date survey of the fast-growing field of learning technology, from its foundational theories and practices to its challenges, trends, and future developments.
Update the visual design of your course in pedagogically sound ways. Visual Design for Online Learning spotlights the role that visual elements play in the online learning environment. Written for both new and experienced instructors, the book guides you in adding pedagogically relevant visual design elements that contribute to effective learning practices.
Starting with a simple four-step process (get started, get ready, get buy-in, and get going), this complete guide helps you select the right technology, then offers detailed sections on how to design content, develop activities, and work with both facilitators and producers.
Topics include: How to become a great online student - Creating an online presence - Interaction and communication techniques - Online group projects and individual work - Technological requirements and how to get technical support - Online classroom "netiquette" and time management. The authors, both experts in online education, introduce the information and skills required of successful online students to navigate this new learning landscape with confidence.
Educators in science and science-related disciplines are recognizing that distance delivery opens up new opportunities for delivering information, providing interactivity, collaborative opportunities and feedback, as well as for increasing access for students. This book presents the guidance of expert science educators from the US and from around the globe. They describe key concepts, delivery modes and emerging technologies, and offer models of practice.
The objective of this book is to consolidate state-of-the-art knowledge on distance learning methods, best practices, and research findings as they relate to online business education. This exposure would help inform business faculty, administrators and course designers on how to optimize distance courses in the various sub-disciplines of business to achieve the most beneficial results for business students.
This volume explores the challenges facing practitioners in higher education who use online environments and explores strategies for enhancing the experience of learners. The book focuses on online feedback, collaboration, and course design.
This book offers tested practices for successful design, implementation and teaching of blended and online courses in French and cultural studies. Founded on recent research, it promotes a contextualized, accessible environment through increased online access to authentic materials, face-to-face creative interaction, and embedded formative assessment. The book will appeal to humanities faculty and teaching assistants who plan the transition from the traditional classroom environment to blended and online teaching.