Exploring Online Learning Through Synchronous and Asynchronous Instructional Methods, 1st Edition

  • Cynthia Mary Sistek-Chandler
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  • ISBN-10: 1799816249
  • ISBN-13: 9781799816249
  • DDC: 371.33
  • 333 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Exploring online learning through the lens of synchronous and asynchronous instructional methods can be beneficial to the online instructor and to the course designer. Understanding the underlying theoretical foundation is essential to justify both types of instructional pedagogies. Learning theory as it applies to online environments encompasses myriad techniques and practices. Exploring Online Learning Through Synchronous and Asynchronous Instructional Methods is an essential scholarly book that provides relevant and detailed research on the applications of synchronous and asynchronous instructional pedagogies and discusses why they are critical to the design and implementation of contemporary online courses. Featuring an array of topics such as student engagement, adaptive learning, and online instruction, this book is ideal for online instructors, instructional designers, curriculum developers, course designers, academicians, administrators, e-learning professionals, researchers, and students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Mobile and Distance Learning (AMDL) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Asynchronous/Synchronous Learning Chasm.
2: The Importance of Synchronous Sessions in Online Asynchronous Classes.
3: Exploring Online Learning Through Synchronous and Asynchronous Instructional Methods.
4: Trifecta of Student Engagement: A Framework for Engaging Students in Online Courses.
5: The Importance of Social Presence and Strategies for Incorporating It Into an Online Course.
6: Using Learning Management Systems to Promote Online Instruction.
7: Instructional Design and Online Standards.
8: Process Considerations for the Development and Assessment of Virtual Education Doctorates.
9: Precision Education: Engineering Learning, Relevancy, Mindset, and Motivation in Online Environments.
10: The Transition of a School Counseling Program: The Shift From Traditional to Synchronous to Asynchronous Learning.
11: A Study on the Effectiveness of College English Blended Learning Under MOOCs Philosophy in China.
12: A Holistic Approach to Integrating ePortfolios as Instructional Methods in Online Programs.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.