Managing Online Instructor Workload: Strategies for Finding Balance and Success

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Wiley, Jun 1, 2011 - Education - 176 pages
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Managing Online Instructor Workload is a groundbreaking book that offers strategies, advice, illustrative examples, and a four-step process for identifying challenges and rethinking, prioritizing, managing, and balancing one's online instruction workload.

Based on surveys and interviews with successful online instructors, the book is filled with timely and comprehensive insight that is essential for online instructors, instructional designers, faculty developers, and anyone who wants to succeed in online learning.

Praise for Managing Online Instructor Workload

"Managing Online Instructor Workload breaks the pattern of prior distance learning books with its research-based orientation by including a broad range of experience. This is a valuable resource to encourage greater faculty persistence and adoption."—Kathleen P. King, professor of higher education, University of South Florida, Tampa

"This is a must-read for all online instructors who strive not only to provide a high-quality learning experience for their students but also maintain a quality life of their own!"—Rita-Marie Conrad, online educator and author

"Do you teach online? Do you need sleep? Here is the first book that I know of that will allow you to do both?no more endless hours wasted online attempting to be an effective instructor."—Curtis J. Bonk, professor, Indiana University

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About the author (2011)

Simone C. O. ConceiÇão is an associate professor in the School of Education, Department of Administrative Leadership at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is the editor of Teaching Strategies in the Online Environment and coauthor of Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching both from Jossey-Bass.

Rosemary M. Lehman is an author and consultant for eInterface with more than 20 years of experience as a learning design and distance education training specialist at University of Wisconsin-Extension. She is coauthor of Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching from Jossey-Bass.

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