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Power Up: A Practical Student's Guide to Online Learning Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab Update -- Access Card Package, 2nd Edition

By Stacey Barrett, Catrina Poe, Carrie Spagnola-Doyle

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Aug 4, 2013

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Power Up serves as a textbook for students of all backgrounds who are new to online learning. It also occasionally serves as a reference book for instructors who are also novices in the area, or who need insight into the perspective of such students.
 
The purpose of the book is to provide readers with the knowledge and practice they need to be successful online learners:

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.

 

0321944135 / 9780321944139 Power Up: A Practical Student's Guide to Online Learning Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Access Card

Package consists of:

0321943252 / 9780321943255 NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Value Pack Access Card

0132788195 / 9780132788199 Power Up: A Practical Student's Guide to Online Learning

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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ISBN-10: 0-321-94413-5

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-94413-9

Format: Book

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