E moderating

Author: Gilly Salmon
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415335430
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Interest in online teaching, learning and training continues to grow, yet one thing remains constant: the key role of the e-moderator in ensuring the quality and success of online learning. This book – an online learning classic – is essential for anyone teaching online or developing online courses and process. Practical and accessible, E-moderatingis a user’s guide to working effectively in the virtual world, covering key areas including: the why, what and how of e-moderating; becoming a good e-moderator; the benefits to learners of e-moderating; training to become an effective e-moderator; and featuring a unique collection of resources for practitioners.

E tivities

Author: Gilly Salmon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135114455
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The world of learning and teaching is at a watershed; confronted by challenges to previous educational models. One learning future lies in impactful, purposeful, active online activities, or ‘e-tivities’, that keep learners engaged, motivated, and participating. Grounded in the author’s action research, E-tivities, 2nd Edition assuredly illustrates how technologies shape and enhance learning and teaching journeys. In this highly practical book, Gilly Salmon maintains her exceptional reputation, delivering another powerful guide for academics, teaching professionals, trainers, designers and developers in all disciplines. This popular text has been comprehensively updated; addressing key technological changes since 2002, offering fresh case studies and ‘Carpe Diem’ - a unique approach to learning design workshops. Readers will find E-tivities, 2nd Edition a wonderful resource on its own or as a companion to the author’s bestselling e-Moderating, 3rd Edition. Find e-tivities on the web at e-tivities.com or connect at gillysalmon.com

Facilitating Online Learning

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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Instructors new to the online teaching and training environment, as well as experienced online educators, will discover the groundbreaking skills and techniques needed to be a successful online instructor. Discover how to effectively facilitate dialogue and build a community of learners as well as hurdle common roadblocks. Learn how to create a learning community where the instructor moves from center stage to a collaborative learning environment.

500 Tips for Open and Online Learning

Author: Philip Race
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415342775
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This practical text will be an invaluable resource, providing immediate and accessible help to the increasing number of people now under pressure to design, support and deliver open learning programmes.

Tomorrow s Professor

Author: Richard M. Reis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118387120
Format: PDF, Docs
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Tomorrow's Professor is designed to help you prepare for, find, and succeed at academic careers in science and engineering. It looks at the full range of North American four-year academic institutions while featuring 30 vignettes and more than 50 individual stories that bring to life the principles and strategies outlined in the book. Tailored for today's graduate students, postdocs, and beginning professors, Tomorrow's Professor: Presents a no-holds-barred look at the academic enterprise Describes a powerful preparation strategy to make you competitive for academic positions while maintaining your options for worthwhile careers in government and industry Explains how to get the offer you want and start-up package you need to help ensure success in your first critical years on the job Provides essential insights from experienced faculty on how to develop a rewarding academic career and a quality of life that is both balanced and fulfilling NEW Bonus material is available for free download at http://booksupport.wiley.com At a time when anxiety about academic career opportunities for Ph.D.s in these field is at an all-time high, Tomorrow's Professor provides a much-needed practical approach to career development.

Podcasting for Learning in Universities

Author: Gilly Salmon
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335236480
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Podcasting for Learning in Universitiesdetails several examples of research to practice for the successful use of podcasts in Higher Education, drawing from studies in the UK, Australia and South Africa. The book offers a practical transferable model and guidelines for integrating podcasts in higher education contexts. There is a dedicated website atwww.podcastingforlearning.comwith further links and examples. "The sheer range of ideas for using podcasts shown by the case studies, will hopefully spark off a number of ideas for ways in which practice in one subject can be re-used in another. Case studies covering reflective learning, active learning, students voices, fieldwork, distance learning and learning transferable skills, show that podcasts are flexible enough as a medium to deliver effective learning outcomes regardless of the subject." ESCalate, 2nd October 2008.To read more of the ESCalate reviewclick here. "This book is exactly what is required for a wide range of potential readers - it is practical, yet derived from research; it is focused on student learning, yet has a technical component; it is leading-edge, yet it draws on many case studies." Professor Robin Mason, The Open University, UK "I recommend this book to all academics in higher education." Peter Bullen, Ford Professor of Automotive Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, UK "This book shows how podcasts can help transform the teaching and learning experience in Higher Education...a blueprint for podcast use." Professor David Nicol, University of Strathclyde, Scotland "The students' views are represented strongly throughout the book, which helps to make it a compelling and extremely worthwhile read." Dr Linda Creanor, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland "Finally, a Podcasting Bible for education!" Mazlan Hasan, Senior Instructional Designer, National Institute of Education, Singapore "The 10-step pedagogic model for developing podcasting provides an essential step-by-step guide for anyone venturing into this area for the first time." Richard Wallis, TwoFour Learning "After reading this book, I am attracted to offering another flexible learning choice. Podcasting affords active learning whether individual, cooperative or collaborative contributions, either formal or informal." Denise Nelson, Course Designer, SIAST Virtual Campus, Canada Contributors:Marialuisa Aliotta, Simon Bates, David Bell, Keith Brunton, Chris Cane, Annette Cashmore, Claire Chambers, Brian Cox, Chris Dennett, Stuart Downward, Palitha Edirisingha, John Fothergill, Derek France, Martin Jenkins, Mark J. W. Lee, David Livingstone, Jo Lonsdale, Kenny Lynch, Raymond Macharia, Matthew Mobbs, Richard Mobbs, Nick Mount, Dick Ng'ambi, Ming Nie, Chris Ribchester, Libby Rothwell, Gilly Salmon, Nick Short, Adam Stevens, John Traxler, Belinda Tynan and Kim Whittlestone.

Distance Learning and University Effectiveness

Author: Caroline Howard
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781591402213
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Distance Learning and University Effectiveness: Changing Educational Paradigms for Online Learning addresses the challenges and opportunities associated with information and communication technologies (ICTs) as related to education. From discussing new and innovative educational paradigms and learning models resulting from ICTs to addressing future student needs and international issues, this book provides comprehensive coverage of the paradigm, teaching, technology and other changes that may be required of universities to remain in the new competitive marketplace of online learning.

Online Teaching in the Digital Age

Author: Pat Swenson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483342476
Format: PDF
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Online Teaching in the Digital Age by Pat Swenson and Nancy Taylor provides educators with the essential knowledge needed to successfully develop and teach an online course. Throughout this practical hands-on guide, the authors offer 15 years of personal online teaching experience in language accessible to both the novice and advanced online educator. Developed through theory and practice, the text shows educators how to take the materials used in a traditional classroom and transfer them to a new virtual environment.

The E learning Revolution

Author: Martyn Sloman
Publisher: CIPD Publishing
ISBN: 9780852928738
Format: PDF
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E-learning isn't about IT, it's about learning. For too long, Martyn Sloman argues, the agenda has been driven by IT; it is time for all those concerned with organisational learning and development to discard the traditional models, ignore the hype of the vendors and become active players in the connected economy. This books covers: - why knowledge management, performance management and training must come together to achieve competitive advantage through people - how technology that offers learner-centred opportunities will redefine the way adults learn - why expertise in soft technology will give trainers new credibility - what can be learnt from the different strategic responses to e-learning of blue-chip companies.

The Internet and Higher Education

Author: Alfred Rovai
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780631626
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The purpose of this book is to increase understanding of the major theories, issues, challenges, and solutions related to online distance education. It balances practical advice with a description of the theoretical and research-based underpinnings for the culturally-responsive strategies presented. An important integrating theme is the impact of globalization and internationalization on all aspects of distance education. Consequently, the book examines the implications of global reach and cross-border education and promotes the integration of global learning in academic programs. Addresses the global reach of distance education and associated cultural, linguistic, and accreditation issues Describes the latest online learning technologies, e.g., blogs, wikis, podcasting, mobile learning, virtual worlds, etc. Addresses the culture of higher education and forces that are moving higher education in new directions, e.g., academic capitalism, consumerism, and competition among non-profit, for-profit, and corporate universities