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The Student Guide To Successful Online Learning

Author : Ken W. White
ISBN : 0205341047
Genre : Education
File Size : 63.85 MB
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A practical handbook of suggestions for this increasingly significant form of modern education. From selecting online programs to dealing with online class work, readers can discover the opportunities and overcome the challenges of learning online. From publisher description.
Category: Education

The Savvy Student S Guide To Online Learning

Author : Kristen Sosulski
ISBN : 9781135136673
Genre : Education
File Size : 36.63 MB
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The Savvy Student’s Guide to Online Learning prepares students of all kinds for contemporary online learning. While technologies and formats vary, this book serves as an authoritative resource for any student enrolling in an online degree program or taking an online course. Topics covered 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. A highly useful companion website provides video presentations that explain the different types of online learning as well as a real online course with activities for students to practice and interact with other learners around the world.
Category: Education

A Parent S Guide To Virtual Learning

Author : Felicia Durden
ISBN : 1646041844
Genre : Education
File Size : 55.66 MB
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Make kids’ virtual school experience fun and effective with this all-in-one primer designed to help busy parents make the most out of digital platforms, understand teaching strategies, and fully support your child’s education. Every parent wants to help their child succeed, but it can be difficult when online platforms and teaching methods seem to be constantly changing. Now, A Parent’s Guide to Virtual Learning takes the mystery out of digital education and gives you the tools that you can immediately implement at home, no matter your district, school, or distance learning model. Written by a fellow parent and experienced educator, Dr. Felicia Durden breaks down how virtual learning works and simple strategies for reinforcing classroom instruction, all with the busy parent in mind. In this book, parents will learn how to: Create an inspiring at-home workspace Make the most out of virtual platforms Understand core topics like math and reading Set up remote learning pods with other kids Support various online, hybrid, and distance learning models Avoid burnout (for students and parents!) Adapting to a virtual environment will be challenging and the role that parents play is crucial in student success. This book will be a tool that you will go to again and again to stay prepared and energized each day to help your child reach their learning goals.
Category: Education

An Administrator S Guide To Online Education

Author : Kaye Shelton
ISBN : 9781593114244
Genre : Education
File Size : 33.78 MB
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Unlike most books regarding online education, this book is not about teaching; it is about effectively administering an online education program. Throughout the text, we provide case studies, examples, policies, and resources from actual institutions, which further enhance the value of this text. This book encompasses the issues and provides information on how to accomplish one specific task: successful online educational administration.
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E Learning Companion Student S Guide To Online Success

Author : Ryan Watkins
ISBN : 9781285530130
Genre : Education
File Size : 49.97 MB
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E-LEARNING COMPANION serves as a resource and quick-reference guide for any course that demands technology skills. In addition to helping students adapt previously mastered skills--such as time management, note-taking, and critical thinking--to the online environment, this text shows students how social networking, cloud file storage, wikis, and blogs can be utilized appropriately and effectively in a college course. Technical terminology and how-to tutorials help students become more capable and flexible online learners, and build skills that will support them throughout college and their future careers. The Fourth Edition is fully updated to be current and relevant for today's online learning environments, and also includes new Workplace Applications, and coverage of professional behavior and professional emails. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Online Learning And Course Design

Author : Alexia Small
ISBN : 9918951699
Genre :
File Size : 26.64 MB
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✓ Are you stressed because of your low expertise in smart-working tools? ✓Are you looking for a beginner-friendly guide to online teaching? ✓Do you want to be able to use Zoom and design your trading online course like a pro? If your answer is YES, then keep reading. Under the recent advice of social distancing, the advantage in today's workforce lies with those people who are able to do real work from home. Online learning & Course design encourage you to study and learn while sitting at home with all the comfort you need. You can you imagine being your own boss, working at your own pleasure and schedule? Just a few simple tricks, with the internet connecting, a computer and you can run online businesses making money when seated at home. Make a course online has taken a step forward amongst many platforms within this domain. The proliferation of technologies such as video-calling and online chat services is nowadays fundamental to the online education. The book shows all the possible features relative to ONLINE LEARNING & COURSE DESIGN this book is intended for anyone who wants a practical approach to creating unique outcome-based learning and educative experiences, focusing on quality design to support learner persistence. At the end you will know how to set-up the equipment to create and sell your online trading final course. It sheds light upon major points of educational theory and proposes practices and exercises. What makes this Book book unique is the treatment of two different sections: 1) ZOOM FOR TEACHERS ✓ How to set up your own virtual classrooms using Zoom ✓How you can use Zoom's tools to ensure class discipline ✓How to use Zoom's Breakout Rooms to facilitate group projects ✓ How to keep your online meetings safe and secure for your students ✓How to easily access to Zoom meetings, even in case of no previous knowledge ✓How to increase meeting security with Zoom's built-in tools 2) STOCK MARKET INVESTING FOR BEGINNERS ✓The ABC of Stock Market ✓Top 7 indicators of a winning investment ✓The Bull & Bear Game ✓5 Insider tricks used by professional traders ✓How to begin in investing in stock without prior experience ✓Learn about the 3 best charts patterns useful to determine when stock prices are about to increase or fall Furthermore, it is very helpful for those who are not technologically expert. If you intend to stay up-to-date in the realm of online learning, this book is ideal for you. Online learning & Course design is driven by the idea that technology is an asset and not a barrier. Its contents embody all information you need to manage your smart-working effectively with no time waste. NOW SCROLL UP, CLICK ON THE "BUY NOW" BUTTON AND AVOID ALL THE BLUNDERS YOU MADE BEFORE
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The Complete Step By Step Guide To Designing And Teaching Online Courses

Author : Joan Thormann
ISBN : 9780807773161
Genre : Education
File Size : 87.68 MB
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In this valuable resource, experts share deep knowledge including practical “how-to” and preventive trouble-shooting tips. Instructors will learn about course design and development, instructional methods for online teaching, and student engagement and community building techniques. The book contains successful teaching strategies, guidance for facilitating interactions and responding to diversity, and assessments, as well as future directions for online learning. With many field-tested examples and practice assignments, and with voices from students, teachers, and experts, this book arms instructors and administrators with the tools they need to teach effective and empowering online courses. This one-stop resource addresses all of the core elements of online teaching in terms that are universally applicable to any content area and at any instructional level. “A rare book in education: one that is not only highly useful but also intellectually coherent and based on robusta>, transferable principles of learning and teaching. All educators—in online environments and in brick-and-mortar schools—will find this an invaluable resource.” —From the Foreword by Grant Wiggins “We now know we can get increased participation with online tools to make thinking more visible and switch the traditional delivery of instruction to personalize learning. While it is inevitable that online learning will become an important skill for everyone, the ideas, concepts, strategies, design elements, and tools in the book by Thormann and Zimmerman can also be applied to blended learning.” —Alan November, Senior Partner and Founder, November Learning “The authors of this book have created an excellent resource for anyone interested in becoming an online instructor or improving his or her skills in online teaching. The authors share a wealth of step-by-step activities, examples of assignments and teaching strategies that will guide both novice and experienced teachers as they expand their skills into the online realm. Even as a ‘veteran’ online instructor the book provided me with new ideas to try in my next online class.” —Sam Gladstein, Coordinator, Edmonds eLearning Program at Edmonds School District, WA “Cheers to Thormann and Zimmerman for providing a must-read for online teaching. This clear and practical guide takes the instructor from design to implementation of online courses. The authors remove the anxiety about online teaching for those thinking about on-screen instruction, and provide new thinking and examples for those already immersed in it. It is a great guide for those entering the field and a superb resource for those actively engaged in it.” —Anthony J. Bent, Chairman, Global Studies-21st Century Skills Committee of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Book Features: The building blocks necessary to create a successful online course. The know-how of long-time online instructors. Models for Skype conferencing with groups of students. Templates for course building, including sample assignments, activities, assessments, and emails. Detailed treatment of diversity in the online environment Joan Thormann is professor in the division of Technology in Education at Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. She edits a column on technology and special needs for Learning and Leading with Technology. Isa Kaftal Zimmerman is the principal of IKZ Advisors in Boston, Massachusetts, an educational consulting firm serving educators and stakeholders in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
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Closing The Distance In Distance Learning

Author : Alison Henderson
ISBN : 9798674441588
Genre :
File Size : 40.23 MB
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How has your teaching presence and performance been changed by online or behind-a-mask teaching? Do you feel like you are making the same impact on students? Are they responding, or is teaching more difficult?This book was created to successfully move the most important part of your teaching to distance learning- yourself! So much time and energy has been devoted to technology that the teacher-student relationship and class community building has struggled. Body language is over 70% of our communication. What do teachers do when a screen or mask changes the body language that is seen?Use this resource for easy to implement ideas and best practices to bring your best self to current teaching circumstances.Learn from the expert with the TedX talk on virtual body language communication which was chosen for Ted global.Your On-Screen and Behind-a-Mask Presence-Appear authentic while virtual or behind a mask-Grab and hold students' attention with better body language and sending the right nonverbal signalsCreating Community and Engagement-Ideas and activities for engagement you can use tomorrow-Encourage cameras on- even for the most shy or resistant studentsReading Student Behavior-Learn to "Listen With Your Eyes"-Understand body language signals from students-Know how to change your behavior based on what you see
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Online Learning In Music

Author : Judith Bowman
ISBN : 9780199988204
Genre : Music
File Size : 82.86 MB
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Online Learning in Music: Foundations, Frameworks, and Practices offers fresh insights into the growth of online learning in music, perspectives on theoretical models for design and development of online courses, principles for good practice in online education, and an agenda for future research. Author Judith Bowman provides a complete overview of online education in music, including guidelines and accreditation standards for online instruction as well as a look at current research on online learning in music. She also explores several theoretical models for online course design, development, and implementation, before presenting a creative approach to online course design, both for fully online and also for blended courses. As a whole, the book challenges stereotypical views of professors as "sage on the stage" or "guide on the side," characterizing the online professor instead as Director of Learning. Necessary reading for all who work in online learning in music, it also suggests important ways both to prevent problems and also to resolve those that do arise.
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Power Up

Author : Stacey Barrett
ISBN : 0135029333
Genre : Education
File Size : 36.95 MB
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Looking for a practical, straightforward guide that focuses on helping students acclimate to the online classroom faster? Students are offered key information and suggestions for succeeding as online learners. The material covers key topics with an online spin, such as motivation, time management, and self-knowledge. It also discusses topics which are particularly relevant to online learners: the online classroom and community, the basics of working in the online classroom, communicating online, strategies for successful online learning, computer concerns, and creating the ideal personalized study environment for the online student. The book is grounded in theories around learning styles, personality profiles and current research is applied to online learning.
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The Theory And Practice Of Online Learning

Author : Terry Anderson
ISBN : 9781897425084
Genre : Computers
File Size : 71.42 MB
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Neither an academic tome nor a prescriptive 'how to' guide, The Theory and Practice of Online Learning is an illuminating collection of essays by practitioners and scholars active in the complex field of distance education. Distance education has evolved significantly in its 150 years of existence. For most of this time, it was an individual pursuit defined by infrequent postal communication. But recently, three more developmental generations have emerged, supported by television and radio, teleconferencing, and computer conferencing. The early 21st century has produced a fifth generation, based on autonomous agents and intelligent, database-assisted learning, that has been referred to as Web 2.0. The second edition of "The Theory and Practice of Online Learning" features updates in each chapter, plus four new chapters on current distance education issues such as connectivism and social software innovations.
Category: Computers

The Virtual Student

Author : Rena M. Palloff
ISBN : 0787971197
Genre : Education
File Size : 28.24 MB
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The Virtual Student is an essential resource for online educators working with students in higher education and training settings. The authors offer an overview of the key issues of student online learning and provide a practical guide to working with online students. The book covers a broad range of topics including learning styles, multicultural issues, evaluation, retention, and the challenging problems of plagiarism and cheating.
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A Practical Guide To Problem Based Learning Online

Author : Maggi Savin-Baden
ISBN : 9781134072415
Genre : Education
File Size : 40.30 MB
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Problem-based learning online is a burgeoning area, crying out for support in all the disciplines, but particularly health, medicine, education and social care that are already advanced users of problem-based learning in higher education. This book provides highly grounded research based ways for those wanting to change problem-based learning modules and programs from face to face to online approaches, as well as those who have developed e-learning components but who want to adopt problem-based methods. Providing an overview of the current state of problem based learning online, it examines why we're moving from fact to face to online provision, considers existing forms of provision, outlines common mistakes and strategies to avoid future problems, and shows how to effectively facilitate learning. Illustrated by mini case studies and examples of international projects, it provides guidance on effective design, online collaboration and group dynamics, and explores the common, and complex, decisions faced when choosing which form of problem-based learning to adopt. Including practical information and resources for games and activities, scenarios of problem-based learning in the different disciplines, advice for supporting staff and students, and effectively evaluating the tools, skills and pedagogy needed for learning, this book is an essential guide for all practitioners involved in the design and delivery of problem based learning online.
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A Guide To Online Course Design

Author : Tina Stavredes
ISBN : 9781118791387
Genre : Education
File Size : 44.28 MB
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A Guide to Online Course Design offers faculty and professional staff a practical and easy-to-follow model for creating exceptional online courses that focuses on quality standards in instructional design, transparency in learning outcomes, and learner persistence. A comprehensive resource, the book includes effective, research-based instructional strategies to motivate online learners and help them become more self-directed. A Guide to Online Course Design emphasizes quality standards and removing barriers to learners’ persistence, which ensures online courses meet the needs of online learners as well as distance education initiatives. “All faculty members and course designers, regardless of experience level, content background, or technology skills, can benefit from applying the approaches defined in this book. The authors have imparted a wealth of knowledge that can improve the quality of any online class and I highly recommend this book for all those involved with online learning.” - Anton G. Camarota, faculty, University of Denver “Anyone involved in developing online courses should read this book! Packed with great insights and the research to back them up, Stavredes and Herder guide readers with practical information that will support online course development.” - Brenda Boyd, director of professional development and consulting, Quality Matters Program “The blend of theory and application makes A Guide to Online Course Design and indispensable resource for any professional seeking to create high quality, outcomes-based learning experiences. I loved the action steps that close each chapter, as they lead the reader through the entire process of course design from analysis to implementation.” - Kathe Kacheroski, dean of curriculum and instruction, Rasmussen College
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