Designing Instruction for the Traditional, Adult, and Distance Learner: A New Engine for Technology-Based Teaching, 1st Edition

  • Lawrence A. Tomei
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  • ISBN-10: 1605668257
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668253
  • DDC: 371.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 341 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released April 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Adult students demand a wider variety of instructional strategies that encompass real-world, interactive, cooperative, and discovery learning experiences. Designing Instruction for the Traditional, Adult, and Distance Learner: A New Engine for Technology-Based Teaching explores how technology impacts the process of devising instructional plans as well as learning itself in adult students. Containing research from leading international experts, this publication proposes realistic and accurate archetypes to assist educators in incorporating state-of-the-art technologies into online instruction.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
1: Focus on the Learner.
2: Learning Theories and Pedagogy: Teaching the Traditional Learner.
3: Learning Theories and Andragogy: Teaching the Adult Learner.
4: Learning Theories and Allagegogy: Teaching the Distance Learner.
5: Focus on Learning.
6: The Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor Domains: The Taxonomy of the Traditional Learner.
7: The Higher Order Learning Domain of the Adult Learner.
8: The Technology Domain of the Distance Learner.
9: Focus on Resources.
10: Text-Based Resources for Teaching.
11: Visual-Based Resources for Teaching.
12: Web-Based Resources for Teaching.
13: Focus on Delivery.
14: Delivering Instruction to the Traditional Learner.
15: Delivering Instruction to the Adult Learner.
16: Delivering Instruction to the Distance Learner.
17: Focus on Outcomes.
18: Methodologies for Assessing the Traditional Learner.
19: Methodologies for Assessing the Adult Learner.
20: Methodologies for Assessing the Distance Learner.
Traditional Learner Lesson Plan Template.
Adult Learner Lesson Plan Template.
Distance Learner Lesson Plan Template.
The K-A-RPE Model—Research Investigation.
Bibliography of Recommended Reading.
Glossary of Terms.
Primers for Constructing Text, Visual, And Web-Based Instructional Materials.
About the Author.