What Works Well
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|Format:||Hardback, 154 pages|
|Other Information: ||index|
|Published In: ||United States, 31 December 2003|
This unique compilation presents practical advice on how to set up distance learning programs that effectively serve the needs of students who do not have access to the campus. The book examines issues surrounding development, implementation, teacher training, time management, and other important aspects of distance education. Distance Education: What Works Well brings you lessons garnered from real-life experiences at several institutions to help you explore the pros and cons of distance education; and what it takes to implement a distance program that really works. The book examines the importance of student-teacher and student-student interaction in a distance education setting and how to build active online communities that keep students and faculty in touch. This book is ideal for professionals who wish to hone their skills in setting up and implementing a successful and effective distance learning programme.
Table of Contents
Introduction Distance Education: What Works Well Development of the Digital High School Project: A School-University Partnership The Design, Development, and Implementation of LUDA Virtual High School Distance Education in the Rural K-12 Environment Quality Connections: Going the Distance Faculty Development: Using Distance Education Effectively in the Classroom Building Active Online Interaction via Collaborative Learning Community The Roles, Functions and Skills of Moderators of Online Educational Computer Conferences for Distance Education Get a Life: Six Tactics for Optimizing Time Spent Online Determining If Distance Education Is the Right Choice: Applied Strategic Thinking in Education Fads, Distance Education, and the Importance of Theory Index Reference Notes Included
|Publisher: ||Haworth Press Inc|
|Dimensions: ||22.0 x 15.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.42 kg)|