Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Designing and Teaching Online Courses

Thormann, Joan and Zimmerman, Isa Kaftal. The Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Designing and Teaching Online Courses. New York: Teachers College Press, 2012.

Call Number: FDC 371.334 T392c

Publisher's Description: In this valuable resource, experts share deep knowledge including practical “how-to” and preventive trouble-shooting tips. Instructors will learn about course design and development, instructional methods for online teaching, and student engagement and community building techniques. The book contains successful teaching strategies, guidance for facilitating interactions and responding to diversity, and assessments, as well as future directions for online learning. With many field-tested examples and practice assignments, and with voices from students, teachers, and experts, this book arms instructors and administrators with the tools they need to teach effective and empowering online courses. This one-stop resource addresses all of the core elements of online teaching in terms that are universally applicable to any content area and at any instructional level.

Publisher's Page: http://store.tcpress.com/0807753092.shtml