A textbook for courses in Distance Education.
This distance education textbook provides a comprehensive coverage of information for teachers, corporate trainers, and staff development programs that discuss teaching distant learners or managing distance education systems.
Teaching and training the distance student are critical to education in the 21st century. Teaching and Learning at a Distance is purposely comprehensive, written to meet the need for teachers and trainers to learn about distance education and how to implement it in today’s educational culture, and equipping them with the ability to select appropriate strategies for teaching the distant learner. Significantly revised and updated, the fifth edition now includes these noteworthy new features and more: chapter goals and objectives, chapter discussion questions, a look at best practice issues, new strategies and techniques, over thirty-percent new resources and references, and a stronger emphasis on how to design, deliver, and evaluate online instruction.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Foundations
Chapter 1: Foundations of Distance Education
Chapter 2: Definitions, History, and Theories of Distance Education
Chapter 3: Research and Distance Education
Chapter 4: Technologies, the Internet and Distance Education
Part II: Teaching and Learning at a Distance
Chapter 5: Instructional Design for Distance Education
Chapter 6: Teaching and Distance Education
Chapter 7: The Student and Distance Education
Chapter 8: Support Materials and Visualization for Distance Education
Chapter 9: Assessment for Distance Education
Part III: Managing and Evaluating Distance Education
Chapter 10: Copyright and Distance Education
Chapter 11: Managing and Leading a Distance Education Organization
Chapter 12: Evaluating Teaching and Learning at a Distance
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$28.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-248776-4