Successful Online Learning: Managing the Online Learning Environment Efficiently and Effectively

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-06
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Successful Online Learning: Managing the Online Learning Environment Efficiently and Effectivelyis a necessary resource for students who are new to the online learning environment or for students who are already in the online learning environment and are seeking additional strategies or tips to help them manage the structure more productively. This handbook includes real-life scenarios, proven strategies, tips for success, and a checklist at the end of each chapter to help students understand and optimize the online learning environment.Key Topics Include:CommunicatingIdentifying learning stylesDealing with expected and unexpected challengesWorking in groupsSetting-up an ergonomically sound workspaceWriting and formatting papersEncouraging collegialityManaging the first day of the courseOvercoming technological barriers and concernsTaking a look at online learning from the faculty perspective

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Forewordp. ix
Contributorsp. xi
Even a "Technopeasant" Can Succeed in Online Learning Programs!p. 1
How Do I Learn? Let Me Count the Ways: Learning Styles and Strategiesp. 13
Strategies to Deal with Expected Challengesp. 23
Strategies to Deal with Unexpected Challengesp. 37
First Class Tips: Beginning Your Online Classroom Experiencep. 49
Tips and Strategies for Successful Writing in the Online Classroomp. 59
Formatting: APA, MLA, AMA...p. 75
Strategies to Maintain Health and Well-Being as a Student in the Online Learning Environmentp. 89
Communicating by Computerp. 113
Managing Group Assignments in the Online Learning Environmentp. 127
Enriching Your Online Experience with Collegialityp. 147
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Faculty Role in the Online Learning Environmentp. 159
Technology Definedp. 171
Online Learning: Myths Versus Realityp. 179
Study Strategiesp. 181
Students in the Military: Is an Online Learning Program a Viable Option?p. 183
Taking Multiple Courses at One Time: Do I Have Enough Time in the Day?p. 185
Check Into Employee Tuition Reimbursementp. 187
Convenience Is a Benefit of Online Learningp. 189
Interactive Learning Is a Benefit of Online Educationp. 191
Field Experiencesp. 193
Indexp. 195
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