Lessons from the Cyberspace Classroom: The Realities of Online Teaching

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 28, 2002 - Education - 224 pages
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Authors Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt have written a comprehensive reference for faculty to use to hone their skills as online instructors and for students to use to become more effective online learners. Filled with numerous examples from actual online courses and insights from teachers and students, Lessons from the Cyberspace Classroom covers the entire online teaching process. This essential guide offers helpful suggestions for dealing with such critical issues as evaluating effective courseware, working with online classroom dynamics, addressing the needs of the online student, making the transition to online teaching, and promoting the development of the learning community.
 

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Palloff and Pratt (Building Learning Communities in Cyberspace), experienced college instructors and experts in the field of developing online learning communities, have written a handy, well ... Read full review

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The Realities of Online Teaching PART TWO TEACHING AND LEARNING IN CYBERSPACE
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The Realities of Online Teaching RESOURCE A A COMPARISON OF SYLLABI FOR ONLINE AND FACETOFACE DELIVERY
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The Realities of Online Teaching RESOURCE B SYSTEMS THEORIES COURSE IN COURSEINFO AND eCOLLEGE
177
The Realities of Online Teaching RESOURCE C ADDITIONAL ONLINE RESOURCES
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RENA M. PALLOFF, Ph.D., and Keith Pratt, Ph.D., are the managing partners of Crossroads Consulting Group, working with educational and training organizations in developing and implementing distance learning programs. They are the authors of the Frandson Award-winning book Building Learning Communities in Cyberspace: Effective Strategies for the Online Classroom (Jossey-Bass, 1999). KEITH PRATT

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