o Practical, straightforward language
o Focus on helping students acclimate to the online classroom faster
o Key information and suggestions for succeeding as an online learner
o Common relevant topics covered with an online spin, such as motivation, time management, and self-knowledge
o Detailed discussion of topics of particular relevance to online learners
o Application of current research and theory on learning styles and personality profiles to online learning
The new edition includes timely new chapters covering hot topics like e-books, hybrid modality, and mobile and 21st century learning. First edition chapters have been expanded to reflect new developments in educational technology and to include updated research & statistics.
Table of Contents
Brief Table of Contents
PART I BEFORE CLASS
Chapter 1 Becoming an Online Learner 1
Chapter 2 Know Thyself: Self-Discovery for the Online Learner 9
Chapter 3 Motivation and Goal Setting: Overcoming Obstacles 15
Chapter 4 The Commitments of an Online Student:
Managing Your Priorities 23
PART II ABOUT CLASS
Chapter 5 The Online Classroom and Community 31
Chapter 6 Navigating Learning Management Systems 37
Chapter 7 The Hybrid Balance 49
PART III IN CLASS
Chapter 8 Communicating Online: Who, What, When, How, and Why 55
Chapter 9 Working in the Online Classroom 63
Chapter 10 Thinking and Researching Online 69
Chapter 11 Strategies for Successful Online Learning 79
Chapter 12 The Evolution of Learning 87
PART IV TOOLS AND WORKSPACE
Chapter 13 Computer Concerns 95
Chapter 14 E-Books: The Evolution of the Textbook 103
Chapter 15 Creating the Ideal Personalized Study Environment 109
PART V EMPOWER YOU
Chapter 16 Preparing for the First Day of Class 117
Chapter 17 Maintaining Your Online Success 123
Appendix A Financing Your Education 129
Appendix B Understanding the Importance of Accreditation 131
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