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Engaging the online learner, updated : activities and resources for creative instruction

Author: Rita-Marie Conrad; J Ana Donaldson
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2011.
Series: Jossey-Bass guides to online teaching and learning.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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"This is a revision of the first title in Jossey-Bass' Online Teaching & Learning series. This series helps higher education professionals improve the practice of online teaching and learning by providing concise, practical resources focused on particular areas or issues they might confront in this new learning environment. This revision includes updated activities and resources for instructors teaching online.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rita-Marie Conrad; J Ana Donaldson
ISBN: 9781118018194 1118018192 9781118059340 1118059344 9781118059364 1118059360 9781118059821 1118059824
OCLC Number: 703104447
Notes: 'First edition' on title page verso.
Description: xii, 139 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Learning in an Online Environment. Engaged learning in the online environment ; Guiding learners to engage online --
Appropriate activities for each phase. --
Constructing Activities to Engage Online Learners. Designing Online Engagement. Adapting classroom-based activities ; Meeting the needs of online learners ; Choosing an effective communication tool. --
Measuring Online Engaged Learning. Analyzing the quality of critical thinking ; Discussion analysis tools ; Rubrics ; Team assessments ; Reflective self-assessments. --
Learning to Use Online Tools. Building students' skills in using the necessary tools. --
Activities to Engage Online Learners. Online Icebreakers. Characteristics of an effective icebreaker. --
Peer Partnership and Team Activities. Moving dyads to teams. --
Reflective Activities. Characteristics of an effective reflective activity. --
Authentic Activities. Characteristics of an effective authentic activity. --
Games and Simulations. Characteristics of an effective game or simulation. --
Learner-Led Activities. Activities led by individuals versus teams ; Conveying outcomes ; Choosing the type of activity ; Adequate orientation and planning time ; What do learners think about learner-led activities? ; Examples of learner-led activities.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass guides to online teaching and learning.
Responsibility: Rita-Marie Conrad, J. Ana Donaldson.

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Includes an innovative framework - the Phases of Engagement - that helps learners become more involved as knowledge generators and cofacilitators of a course. This book also provides specific ideas  Read more...
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