Myths and Truths of Online Learning: Inspiring Successes, Surprising Research, Practical Guidelines
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Maureen, M.Y. (2005). Myths and Truths of Online Learning: Inspiring Successes, Surprising Research, Practical Guidelines. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (pp. 512-514). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE) 2005
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Caroline Crawford, Roger Carlsen, Ian Gibson, Karen McFerrin, Jerry Price, Roberta Weber & Dee Anna Willis
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Table of Contents
It is commonly known that online classes are convenient and flexible, but what factors contribute to an outstanding online learning environment? Many people fear that online learning will be tedious and isolating but discover that the opposite is true. What proven strategies result in an exciting, interesting experience for both instructors and students? Learn about the myths and realities of online learning. Hear about successful online activities with middle and high school students, collaborations with distant colleagues, and outstanding professional development opportunities. Explore proven methods for being an effective online learner, collaborator, and facilitator and to get the most out of the experience. Participants will leave this session with a light hearted but essential guide to avoiding the top ten most annoying online habits.
- Visuals, Path Control, and Knowledge Gain: Variables that affect students’ approval and enjoyment of a multimedia text as a learning tool
- From Virtual Strangers to a Cohesive Learning Community: The Evolution of Online Group Development in a Professional Development Course
- How Faculty Develop and Deliver Online Courses: A Task Analysis
- A REVIEW OF WEB-BASED LEARNING SYSTEMS FOR PROGRAMMING
- Forums –Facilitator Roles and Questions – The Effect of Facilitator Action on Student Participation in Discussion Forums.
- Using Online Discussion Forums to Assist a Traditional English Class
- Towards Creating Dynamic Asynchronous Discussion Forums Online: Ten Guidelines
- How to Make Discussion Forums Work on the WWW
- Implementing Technology In-service for Teacher Education Faculty
- Tips for the novice online instructor: Common mistakes to avoid
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