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Effective online teaching : foundations and strategies for student success

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series, Jossey-Bass, Volume 1st, San Francisco, p.257 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1044.87 .S846 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9318512

Keywords:

Distance education--Social aspects, learning, Psychology of, Web-based instruction, Web-based instruction--Social aspects

Abstract:

Contents: Profile of the online learner -- Foundations of cognition and learning -- Cognitive strategies to support learners' thinking -- Developing cognitive, social, and teaching presence online -- Strategies for managing your online course.; Summary: "In order to enable the widespread adoption of online education, faculty must be trained in the pedagogy of teaching in this medium. This book offers an understanding of how cognition and learning theory applies to an online learning environment. Through behaviorist, constructivist, and cognitive approaches it provides strategies for incorporating this knowledge into effective learner-centered teaching practice. Each chapter contains reflection and discussion questions and, with the use of the accompanying CD, can be used for self-directed learning. It is ideal for new instructors or those new to online teaching."-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng