Essentials of Online Course Design: A Standards-Based Guide
In spite of the proliferation of online learning, creating online courses can still evoke a good deal of frustration, negativity, and wariness in those who need to create them. The second edition of Essentials of Online Course Design takes a fresh, thoughtfully designed, step-by-step approach to online course development. At its core is a set of standards that are based on best practices in the field of online learning and teaching. Pedagogical, organizational, and visual design principles are presented and modeled throughout the book, and users will quickly learn from the guide’s hands-on approach. The course design process begins with the elements of a classroom syllabus which, after a series of guided steps, easily evolve into an online course outline.
The guide’s key features include:
Essentials of Online Course Design serves as a best practice model for designing online courses. After reading this book, readers will find that preparing for online teaching is a satisfying and engaging experience. The core issue is simply good design: pedagogical, organizational, and visual.
For more of Marjorie Vai in her own words, listen to this 2011 interview from the On Teaching Online podcast: http://onteachingonline.com/oto-16-essentials-of-online-course-design-with-marjorie-vai/
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LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - kegill - LibraryThing
If you are brand-new to teaching -- either in the classroom or online -- this book provides foundational information. If you have experience teaching, it is less helpful. Very quick read. קרא סקירה מלאה
Introduction to This Guide
Orientation to Online Teaching andLearning
Language and Writing Style
Assessment and Feedback
Using the Standards Checklist