The complete step-by-step guide to designing and teaching online courses /

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Author / Creator:Thormann, Joan, 1945-
Imprint:New York, NY : Teachers College Press, c2012.
Description:ix, 214 p. ; 26 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Web-based instruction.
Instructional systems -- Design.
Instructional systems -- Design.
Web-based instruction.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8854403
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Other authors / contributors:Zimmerman, Isa Kaftal.
ISBN:9780807753095 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807753092 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction; and How to Use This Book
  • Impact of Online Teaching and Learning: Transformations in Schooling
  • How to Use This Book
  • Chapter Descriptions
  • Summary
  • 2. Course Design and Development
  • Philosophy of Education for Teaching Online
  • Pedagogy of Online Instruction
  • Summary
  • 3. Instructional Methods, Models, and Strategies
  • Blended Versus Totally Online: Choosing a Delivery Method
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Summary
  • 4. Assignment Templates and Examples
  • Templates for Innovative Exercises and Experiences
  • Sample Successful Online Assignment Templates
  • Summary
  • 5. Facilitation and Building Online Community
  • Student and Faculty Interaction
  • Developing Online Communication and Facilitation Skills
  • Building Online Community
  • Summary
  • 6. Evaluation and Assessment in Online Teaching
  • Testing for Learning
  • Formative and Summative Evaluation
  • Ways of Evaluating Student Learning
  • Evaluating Various Student Activities and Products
  • Technology Choices for Evaluation
  • Grading Criteria
  • High-Stakes Testing
  • Summary
  • 7. Teaching Diverse Students Online
  • Students with Special Needs
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • ELL (English Language Learners) or ESOL (English for Speakers of a Second Language)
  • Gifted and Talented
  • At-Risk Students
  • Summary
  • 8. Dealing with Dilemmas
  • Resistance to Online Learning
  • Skills Readiness
  • Access and Availability
  • Student Integrity Issues
  • Professional Issues Facing Instructors
  • Educator Preparation Models
  • Student Retention
  • Summary
  • 9. Looking to, and at, the Future; and Conclusions
  • Gaming as Learning
  • Home Schooling (K-12)
  • Impact of Online Learning on Formal Schooling
  • Diversity and Globalization
  • Mobile Phones and M-Learning
  • Preparing for Teaching Online
  • Summary
  • Appendix A. Glossary
  • Appendix B. Course Guidelines
  • References
  • Index
  • About the Authors