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Teaching Online: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Advice Mona Engvig Ph.D

Teaching Online: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Advice

Mona Engvig Ph.D

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A major challenge in the field of online education is that most instructors and professors teachingonline have little or no applicable pedagogical training. Their main frame of reference is oftentheir own education and/or their own experienceMoreA major challenge in the field of online education is that most instructors and professors teachingonline have little or no applicable pedagogical training. Their main frame of reference is oftentheir own education and/or their own experience teaching in a traditional setting, which usuallyconsists of a sage on the stage rather than the guide on the side approach required in onlineeducation. This book presents various pedagogical frameworks as they relate to online education,includes a chapter with hands-on advice for how to teach online, and is focused on the needsof educators relatively new to the online environment.In addition, few researchers have asked the students what they prefer in regard to onlineeducation. Since online students tend to be older and more mature, they are also more likely touse their tuition dollars to shop around for the best learning environment. This book includes anexclusive, in-depth study of students perspectives on their online learning experiences in generaland their views of effective (and ineffective) instruction in particular. There is also a chapterdetailing the results of a study of online students, faculty assistants and faculty, sharing advice onhow to succeed in the online environment.