Teaching Online is a practical, concise guide for instructors teaching distance learning courses or instructors supplementing a traditional classroom with online elements. This pocket-sized, portable book can be used as either a course text or a professional resource.
Written by authors who have both taught online courses and trained hundreds of faculty to teach online, the text serves as a pedagogical "how-to," addressing instructors' most commonly asked questions and concerns. Its informal style reassures readers that they do not have to be technology professionals to make the transition to the world of online teaching.New! The new edition features increased information on how to incorporate online resources into a traditional classroom setting.New! Updates on key technology issues keep the text current. Coverage of new and emerging technologies includes new hardware, new software, new operating systems, new statistical findings on the prevalence of online courses, and updates on course management systems.New! New and updated case studies provide more concrete examples of the various means of online instruction.New! Coverage of small group activities includes rubrics for grading and new examples of online simulations.New! Major revisions to Chapter 14"Where Do We Go From Here?"explore the general trends for the future of teaching online.New! End-of-chapter resources and web links have been updated. New! The text's companion web site now contains an interactive glossary, more cases and examples, and web links. ...Continua