Distance education is enabling individuals to earn college and graduate degrees, professional certificates, and a wide range of skills and credentials. In addition to the expanding role of distance learning in higher education, all types of organizations now offer web-based training courses to employees, clients, and other associates. In this significantly updated and expanded second edition of Teach Beyond Your Reach, Robin Neidorf takes a practical, curriculum-focused approach designed to help new and experienced distance educators develop and deliver quality courses and training sessions. She shares best practices and examples; surveys the tools of the trade; and covers key issues including instructional design, course craft, adult learning styles, student-teacher interaction, strategies for building a community of learners, and much more. Read this informative and inspiring book to master the evolving art and science of distance education.
Robin Neidorf teaches writing and communications to adult students online through the University of Phoenix and teaches an online creative writing course through the University of Gävle in Sweden. She has provided research, training, and communications consulting through her company, Electric Muse, and is the author of e-Merchant: Retail Strategies for e-Commerce. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.