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Online Learningby Nada Dabbagh
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Online Learning: Concepts, Strategies, and Application is based on the principles of learning as a social process. It details a journey from theory to practice, informing the design of powerful and engaging online learning environments. A consistent theme in this book is the interaction between pedagogical models, instructional strategies, and learning technologies. This process is embedded in a flexible, yet systematic and integrative instructional design framework that enables the reader to envision, plan for, and implement customized instructional designs for online learning. Features of this text:
"...its major strength is that it coordinates research with practical concerns about online learning in a systematic way." — David VanEsselstyn, Ph.D., Long Island University, C. W. Post Campus
"The ...text provides more in-depth coverage of online learning than any other books currently available ...This book has the potential to provide a much-needed foundation for a research-based approach to considering online instruction." — S. Kim MacGregor, Ph.D., Louisiana State University
"As it is presently cast, this book will exercise a leadership role in the evolution of the course." — R. Donald Hardy, Troy State University
"This project is the most definitive one I've seen regarding online learning, its history, application, and management." — Ron McBride, Ph.D., Northwestern State University
Table of Contents
1. What Is Online Learning?
2. The Roles and Competencies of the Online Learner and Online Instructor.
3. Research On Online Learning.
4. Integrative Learning Design Framework for Online Learning Environments.
5. Constructivist-Based Pedagogical Models: Principles, Characteristics, and Online Application.
6. Instructional Strategies and Their Role in Designing Authentic Learning Activities for Online Learning.
7. Evaluation for Online Learning: A Process Model.
8. Authoring Tools: Paradigms, Usage, and Future Implications.
9. Course Management Systems: Pedagogical Features, Selection, and Limitations.
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