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Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt have consulted to universities in the development and delivery of online learning since 1994. In conjunction with Fielding Graduate University, they developed the Online Teaching and Learning academic certificate program. They are the authors of Lessons from the Cyberspace Classroom, The Virtual Student, Collaborating Online, Building Online Learning Communities, Assessing Online Learning, and The Excellent Online Instructor all from Jossey-Bass.
Table of Contents
Figures, Tables, and Exhibits
Preface to the Second Edition: The Face of Online Learning Today
Part One: Rethinking Education for an Online World
1 Online Learning in the Twenty-First Century
2 The Art of Online Teaching
3 Administrative Issues and Concerns
4 The Tools of Online Teaching
Part Two: Teaching and Learning Online
5 Transforming Courses for the Online Classroom
6 Teaching Courses Developed by Others
7 Working with the Virtual Student
8 Online Classroom Dynamics
9 Lessons Learned in the Virtual Classroom
Appendix A: Sample Training for Faculty
Appendix B: Additional Resources