Finding your online voice : stories told by experienced online educators
- Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007.
- Physical description
- xxi, 206 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LB1028.5 .F496 2007
- Unknown LB1028.5 .F496 2007
- Spector, J. Michael.
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
- Foreword / Donald P. Ely
- Competencies for online teachers / J. Michael Spector
- The contributing student : philosophy, technology, and strategy / Betty Collis and Jef Moonen
- Online learning : for better or for worse? : a reflective view / Jan Visser
- How scenario-based learning can engender reflective practice in distance education / Som Naidu ... [et al.]
- Motivate and manage : key activities of online instructors / Zane L. Berge
- Pursuing interaction / Deborah K. LaPointe
- Online teaching experiences in higher education : obstacles and opportunities / Lya Visser
- Finding a fulfilling voice through interactions / Barbara L. Grabowski
- Interaction : the power and promise of active online learning / Wilhelmina C. Savenye
- Using elaborations of online presence to foster critical thinking and reflection / Roderick C. Sims and Bethany Bovard
- A chorus of online voices : reflections on the future of online instruction / Vanessa P. Dennen.
- Publisher's Summary
- "Finding Your Online Voice" offers a thought-provoking discussion of innovative approaches to technology-based distance education. Editor J. Michael Spector focuses on how highly experienced teachers conceptualize and organize online classes. Best practices and guidelines for effective online teaching as well as a set of instructor skills specific to online learning environments are featured in the volume. Distinguished researchers recount stories from a richly detailed, personal viewpoint on topics such as: teaching orientations and philosophies; approaches to learning and instruction; orientation to and uses of technology; models and methods of technology-based teaching; and reflections and self-assessments. This work is appropriate for professors, students, and professional practitioners working in the areas of distance education and educational technology. It is intended as a primary resource in courses on technology integration.
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- Publication date
- edited by J. Michael Spector.