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Essentials of Online Teaching: A Standards-Based Guide

McCable, Margaret Foey, and González-Flores, Patricia
Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
LB1044.87.F65 2017
Topics: Online Learning

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Teachers’ active online participation and engagement with students are critical factors to the success of online courses. Essentials of Online Teaching is a standards-based, straightforward guide to teaching online in higher education, high school and vocational training, or corporate learning environments. This brief but powerful book encourages immediate application of concepts with the help of real-world examples, technical insights, and professional advice.

The guide includes:

- a practical approach informed by, but not about, relevant learning theories;

- clear models and examples from a wide variety of online courses;

- teachers’ reflections about their online practice;

- a checklist of standards to help guide teaching decisions; and

- an accompanying website ( with additional resources.

Essentials of Online Teaching addresses key instructional challenges in online teaching and presents the reader with practical solutions for each phase of a course—preparation, beginning, middle, and end. (From the Publisher)

Table Of Content:


About the Authors

Introduction to this Guide

Ch 1. Orientation to Online Teaching
Ch 2. Factors that Influence Online Teaching
Ch 3. Teaching with Digital Tools and Resources
Ch 4. Preparing to Teach Online
Ch 5. The Beginning Weeks: Launching an Online Course
Ch 6. The Middle Weeks: Facilitating Online Learning
Ch 7. The Ending Weeks: Synthesizing and Extending Learning
Ch 8. Online Collaboration
Ch 9. Online Assessment
Ch 10. Pulling It All Together: An Online Teacher in Action

Appendix A: Using the Standards Checklist

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