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Teaching in a Digital Age: Guidelines for designing teaching and learning

Bates, A.W. (Tony)
Tony Bates Associates Ltd
Topics: Online Learning

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The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when all of us, and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A framework for making decisions about your teaching is provided, while understanding that every subject is different, and every instructor has something unique and special to bring to their teaching.The book enables teachers and instructors to help students develop the knowledge and skills they will need in a digital age: not so much the IT skills, but the thinking and attitudes to learning that will bring them success. Book release date (final version): 1 April 2015. For subsequent updates, see Updates and Revisions.[Scroll down for list of contents] License:

Table Of Content:
Ch 1. Fundamental Change in Education
Ch 2. The nature of knowledge and the implications for teaching
Ch 3. Methods of teaching: campus-focused
Ch 4. Methods of teaching with an online focus
Ch 5. MOOCs
Ch 6. Understanding technology in education
Ch 7. Pedagogical differences between media
Ch 8. Choosing and using media in education: the SECTIONS model
Ch 9. Modes of delivery
Ch 10. Trends in open education
Ch 11. Ensuring quality teaching in a digital age
Ch 12. Supporting teachers and instructors in a digital age

Appendix 1: Building an effective learning environment

Appendix 2: Questions to guide media selection and use

Appendix 3 Online learning quality standards, organizations and research

Appendix 4: Independent reviews

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