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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Overview

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.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
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.
Index.