Offers an engaging and practical approach to online teaching that is rooted in the author's experience and enthusiasm for creating a virtual environment that engages students and fosters their deep learning.
The focus of this special edition of Education + Training is to provide evidence to support the proposition that e-learning has been a beneficial and transformational innovation. Therefore, this ebook considers issues of impact rather than issues of definition.
Call Number: Book jacket for Lessons from the Virtual Classroom
Publication Date: 2013
Offers targeted suggestions for dealing with such critical issues as evaluating effective courseware, working with online classroom dynamics, addressing the needs of the online student, making the transition to online teaching, and promoting the development of the learning community.
Functions as a general reference guide and how to manual, encouraging new and experienced instructors to explore the vast variety of resources available to create and/or enhance their online teaching experience.
Defines and demystifies scenario-based e-learning by offering a practical design model illustrated with examples from veterinary science, automotive troubleshooting, sales and loan analysis among other industries.
Shows how to structure online and blended courses for student engagement, build relationships with online students, facilitate discussion boards, collaborate online, design online assessments, and much more.
Shows how to build an intelligent tutoring system, and an intelligent teaching/learning system upon it. Through the use of intelligent tutoring systems, students are placed in an active role, as opposed to the passive role that they more or less have today.