Understanding Online Instructional Modeling: Theories and Practices, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 159904725X
  • ISBN-13: 9781599047256
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Higher education is currently undergoing significant changes, and conditions in higher education reflect changing financial, social, and political conditions, which affect both faculty and students. Both the rising costs of education and changes from brick-and-mortar to technologically-driven programs often lead to a change from the traditional space-and-time bound institution to ones that offer cost-effective technologically enhanced programs.

Online learning has become an integral and expansive factor in higher education—both in distance learning and as an adjunct to the traditional classroom. Understanding Online Instructional Modeling: Theories and Practices focuses on both theoretical and practical aspects of online learning by introducing a variety of online instructional models as well as best practices that help educators and professional trainers to better understand the dynamics of online learning.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
About the Editors.
1: Online Instructional Modeling: A Theoretical Perspective.
2: Functional Relevance and Online Instructional Design.
3: Model–Facilitated Learning Environments: The Pedagogy of the Design.
4: Understanding Flexible Learning Theory and How It Is Used in Online Learning.
5: The Theory of Instructional Dialogue: Toward a Unified Theory of Instructional Design.
6: Online Instructional Modeling: Teaching and Learning.
7: Large–Scale Interaction Strategies for Asynchronous Online Discussion.
8: Teaching Social Skills: Integrating an Online Learning System into Traditional Curriculum.
9: Establishing Social Presence for Online Collaborative Learning: STEP and Practices.
10: Transitioning from a Traditional Classroom to the Online Environment: The SIMPLE Model.
11: A Pragmatic Framework for Promoting Interactivity in E–Learning.
12: Online Interactions: Comparing Social Network Measures with Instructors' Perspectives.
13: Implications of Anonymity in Cyber Education.
14: Online Instructional Modeling: A Multi–Disciplinary Perspective.
15: The Relationship of Online Gaming and Feedback Type in Facilitating Delayed Achievement.
16: Cognitive–Adaptive Instructional Systems for Special Needs Learners.
17: Challenges and Solutions in the Delivery of Clinical Cybersupervision.
18: Online Integration of Information Literacy in an Environmental Management Systems Course.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.