Teaching Strategies for the Online College Classroom: A Collection of Articles for Faculty
Whether you’re preparing to teach your first online course or seeking to upgrade your current offerings, Teaching Strategies for the Online College Classroom: A Collection of Articles for Faculty is the go-to guide you’ve been looking for.
Online faculty frequently work at some location other than their “home” campus, which can make it difficult for them to access the targeted collegial support and professional development it takes to truly flourish as educators.
Teaching Strategies for the Online College Classroom helps bridge this gap. A collection of articles by leading distance education experts, this book is designed by and for busy college and university faculty. It combines real-world-tested tips and methodologies with a pedagogically sound perspective to help you take your online educational practices to the next level.
Good teaching is good teaching, but the key indicators and most effective techniques change when you shift to an online environment. This action-oriented book will give you insights you can implement immediately to improve online course design and promote student engagement. You’ll learn how to connect with students, enhance student learning, and address common problems in distance education.
Academic audiences have already responded enthusiastically to this book’s content since it was first released in the Online Classroom newsletter or introduced through Magna Online Seminars or Magna 20-Minute Mentors. Now compiled into one convenient source, the book is divided into four modules so you can zero in on what you need to know. After reading this book you will be able to:
- Create a great start for the semester
- Build rapport with students
- Deal with difficult behavior in online courses
- Implement strategies to increase student engagement
Teaching Strategies for the Online College Classroom will help you transform your subject matter expertise into the sort of teaching students remember long after their final grades are posted. This book will help you learn how to:
- Prepare students to start learning before the first day of class
- Turn your class into a genuine online learning community
- Establish an effective framework for learning in your course
- Adapt traditional classroom management techniques for the online environment
- Handle challenging online students
- Use assessments effectively
- Discover new ways to engage and motivate your students
No matter where you are in your online teaching career, this book will help you explore new ways to structure course content and activities while strengthening and enriching your interactions with students. Don’t wait to start becoming the sort of faculty member you’ve always wanted to be. Order Teaching Strategies for the Online College Classroom today!