Foundations For Effective Online Teaching
In order to enable the widespread adoption of online education, faculty must be trained in the pedagogy of teaching in this medium. This book offers an understanding of how cognition and learning theory applies to an online learning environment.
About the Author.
Part 1 Profile of the Online Learner.
1 Characteristics of the Online Learner.
2 Key Learning Attributes of Adults.
3 Challenges That Affect Learners` Persistence.
Part 2 Foundations of Cognition and Learning.
4 Learning Theory.
5 Understanding Cognition and Learning.
6 Motivation Theory.
Part 3 Cognitive Strategies to Support Learners` Thinking.
7 Procedural Scaffolding.
8 Metacognitive Scaffolding.
9 Conceptual Scaffolding.
10 Strategic Scaffolding.
Part 4 Developing Cognitive, Social, and Teaching Presence Online.
11 Developing Cognitive Presence Through Active Learning Strategies.
12 Establishing Social Presence Through Learner-to-Learner Collaborative Strategies.
13 Establishing Instructor Presence Through Instructor-to-Learner Interaction Strategies.
14 Communication Tools to Support Cognitive, Social, and Teaching Presence.
Part 5 Strategies for Managing Your Online Course.
15 Strategies for Managing your Online Teaching Activities.
16 Strategies for Managing Behavioral Issues.
17 Strategies for Managing Ethical and Legal Issues.
18 Developing an Online Teaching Philosophy.