Teaching on the Education Frontier

Author: Kristin Kipp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118646606
Format: PDF
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A groundbreaking guide to facilitating online and blendedcourses This comprehensive resource offers teachers in grades K-12 ahands-on guide to the rapidly growing field of online and blendedteaching. With clear examples and explanations, Kristin Kipp showshow to structure online and blended courses for student engagement,build relationships with online students, facilitate discussionboards, collaborate online, design online assessments, and muchmore. Shows how to create a successful online or blendedclassroom Illustrates the essential differences between face-to-faceinstruction and online teaching Foreword by Susan Patrick of the International Association forK-12 Online Learning This is an essential handbook for learning how to teach onlineand improve student achievement.

Handbook of Research on Blended Learning Pedagogies and Professional Development in Higher Education

Author: Keengwe, Jared
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522555587
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Online and blended courses are becoming increasingly prevalent in higher education settings, and the pressures to incorporate these environments highlights the increased demand to serve a generation that prefers learning through experience or through interacting with learning tools. Challenges arise in assisting instructors in facilitating and designing blended learning environments that will provide effective learning for all students. The Handbook of Research on Blended Learning Pedagogies and Professional Development in Higher Education is a critical research publication that delves into the importance of effective professional development for educators planning and teaching online or blended courses. It also establishes the benefits of technology-mediated learning environments over traditional learning methods. Highlighting a wide array of topics such as online learning environments, active learning model, and educational development, this publication explores technology-based teaching methods in higher education. This book is targeted toward educators, educational administrators, academicians, researchers, and professionals within the realm of higher education.

Practical Applications and Experiences in K 20 Blended Learning Environments

Author: Kyei-Blankson, Lydia
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466649135
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Learning environments continue to change considerably and is no longer confined to the face-to-face classroom setting. As learning options have evolved, educators must adopt a variety of pedagogical strategies and innovative technologies to enable learning. Practical Applications and Experiences in K-20 Blended Learning Environments compiles pedagogical strategies and technologies and their outcomes that have been successfully applied in blended instruction. Highlighting best practices as elementary, secondary, and tertiary educational levels; this book is a vital tool for educators who teach or plan to teach in blended learning environments and for researchers interested in the area of blended education knowledge.

Conducting Research in Online and Blended Learning Environments

Author: Charles D. Dziuban
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317804988
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Conducting Research in Online and Blended Learning Environments examines various perspectives, issues, and methods for conducting research in online and blended learning environments. The book provides in-depth examinations of the perspectives and issues that anyone considering research in online or blended learning will find insightful as they plan their own inquiries. Grounded in educational research theory, this is invaluable to both the serious researcher as well as the occasional evaluator. Conducting Research in Online and Blended Learning Environments provides comprehensive, useful information on research paradigms, methodologies, and methods that should be considered in designing and conducting studies in this area. Examples of the most respected research in the field enhance each chapter’s presentation.

Teaching Psychology

Author: Jillian Grose-Fifer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118981456
Format: PDF
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A guide to an evidence-based approach for teaching college-level psychology courses Teaching Psychology offers an evidence-based, student-centered approach that is filled with suggestions, ideas, and practices for teaching college-level courses in ways that contribute to student success. The authors draw on current scientific studies of learning, memory, and development, with specific emphasis on classroom studies. The authors offer practical advice for applying scholarly research to teaching in ways that maximize student learning and personal growth. The authors endorse the use of backward course design, emphasizing the importance of identifying learning goals (encompassing skills and knowledge) and how to assess them, before developing the appropriate curriculum for achieving these goals. Recognizing the diversity of today's student population, this book offers guidance for culturally responsive, ethical teaching. The text explores techniques for teaching critical thinking, qualitative and quantitative reasoning, written and oral communication, information and technology literacy, and collaboration and teamwork. The authors explain how to envision the learning objectives teachers want their students to achieve and advise how to select assessments to evaluate if the learning objectives are being met. This important resource: Offers an evidence-based approach designed to help graduate students and new instructors embrace a student-centered approach to teaching; Contains a wealth of examples of effective student-centered teaching techniques; Surveys current findings from the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Draws on the American Psychological Association's five broad goals for the undergraduate Psychology major and shows how to help students build life-long skills; and, Introduces Universal Design for Learning as a framework to support diverse learners. Teaching Psychology offers an essential guide to evidence-based teaching and provides practical advice for becoming an effective teacher. This book is designed to help graduate students, new instructors, and those wanting to update their teaching methods. It is likely to be particularly useful for instructors in psychology and other social science disciplines.