Learning Online: How to succeed in the virtual classroom
September 10, 2012
Whether taking classes in school, college or university, or in a corporate training setting, it is likely that learners will be expected to do at least part of their studies via the computer. This book provides realistic guidelines to ensure their success in the virtual learning environment.
From detailing tools such as WebCT and Blackboard, to overcoming personal barriers to success in distance learning, this handy text deals with issues that readers of any age, stage or situation are likely to encounter by:
* demystifying terms and concepts common to online learning
* addressing issues of online ethics such as netiquette, plagiarism and software piracy
* offering practical advice on interacting effectively online, submitting assignments and doing research
* furnishing numerous links to Web pages and other resources for further study and research.
Project Managing E-Learning
July 19, 2007
Project Managing E-learning provides an essential framework, based on the globally accepted IPECC model coupled with ADDIE for instructional design. The book provides for planning, designing, delivering, managing and evaluating e-learning projects successfully. It focuses on practical, easy-to-understand methods and offers applications of project management principles in the real world. Illustrated by case studies of projects undertaken in business and academia it provides a step-by-step guide and highlights where projects typically fail.
Tags: Edtech, Project Management
The Online Educator: A guide to creating the virtual classroom
September 26, 2002
The Online Educator provides much needed straightforward advice on how to create a web-based education system. From Administrative planning and selecting resources to individual course development, it offers clear, novice-friendly information on the entire process of online learning. Key features include:
*clear definitions of common terms and concepts
*a practical ‘how-to’ approach with useful checklists
*a discussion of the issues for students and teaching staff
*links to useful websites and other resources.
Based firmly on current distance learning research, yet accessible and very readable, this book will be indispensible to anyone interested in developing online education.