Cases on Online Tutoring, Mentoring, and Educational Services: Practices and Applications, 1st Edition

  • Gary A. Berg
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  • ISBN-10: 160566877X
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668772
  • DDC: 371.334
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 339 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released March 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Despite the large lecture courses commonly found in colleges, the essence of learning is essentially a one-to-one dialogue between a tutor and learner. As such, the Internet has now made individual learning practical and cost effective to a degree never before possible."Cases on Online Tutoring, Mentoring, and Educational Services: Practices and Applications" examines the rapidly developing sector of online educational services for individuals involved with e-tutoring and e-mentoring. Providing real-world examples through a critical mass of the most sought after research, this publication offers an in-depth analysis of how learning and knowledge acquisition occurs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Facilitated Telementoring for K-12 Students and Teachers.
2: The E-Mentoring Network for Diversity in Science and Engineering.
3: Girls' E-Mentoring in Science, Engineering, and Technology Based at the University of Illinois at Chicago Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program.
4: Bridging the 15 Million Person Mentoring Gap.
5: Mentoring the Next Generation.
6: Implementation of an Online Distance Mentoring System.
7: Supporting Peer-to-Peer E-Mentoring of Novice Teachers Using Social Software.
8: E-Mentoring the Individual Writer Within a Global Creative Community.
9: Design of an Online Community of Practice to Support an Emerging Doctoral Culture.
10: Writing a Dissertation—University of Phoenix Style.
11: Online Tutoring.
12: On-Demand Tutoring to Students around the World.
13: Reaching Beyond Bricks and Mortar: How Sylvan Online Expands Learners' Options.
14: Collaborative Reflection in Globally Distributed Inter-Cultural Course Teams.
15: Applications of E-Tutoring at Indira Gandhi National Open University.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.