A timely update to the best-selling, practical, and comprehensive guide to online teaching
Great news for everyone working on updating or redesigning a course for online teaching and learning, this updated edition will be shipping on June 9. This edition retains the structure of the earlier two editions, but refreshes and updates the over 65 tips, adds new tips on critical thinking, gamification, universal design and provides a whole new chapter on flexible online synchronous design and teaching.
The new zooming, videoconferencing mode raises many questions, the most frequent is how do we engage learners in this new online synchronous mode. Building on the constructivists theories of how we learn, the tips in Chapters 6 to 11 provide almost boundless number of ideas for engaging learners by leveraging learner curiosity and providing choice, independence and customizing strategies.
Chapters 1 – 5 provide a snapshot on pedagogical theories and theorists, core learning principles, best practices for teaching online, four phases of a course, and best uses of technology.
Who will really like this book?
The earlier editions of this book have been very popular among individual faculty as a self-help guide for teaching in the unfamiliar online environment. It has also been adapted as a resource for many different types of faculty development programs: intensive workshops, summer book clubs, consulting on course and program design and certification programs.
The book is available for preorder on Amazon (https://tinyurl.com/aktpna2w) and on the Wiley site at https://www.wiley.com/en-us/exportProduct/pdf/9781119765004. (Note: A product flyer with more info can be downloaded from here too.)
PS. Rita-Marie and I enjoyed doing this update, and hope you enjoy it too!