Enriching Collaboration and Communication in Online Learning Communities, 1st Edition

  • Carolyn N. Stevenson
  • Joanna C. Bauer
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  • ISBN-10: 1522598162
  • ISBN-13: 9781522598169
  • DDC: 371.35
  • 319 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released July 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Effective communication is essential in every organization, including educational institutions. Often, members of the online community work in isolation. Collaboration across varying disciplines and departments can promote unique professional development activities and create a stronger connection to the entire online community. Enriching Collaboration and Communication in Online Learning Communities is a critical scholarly publication that supports communication and collaboration in online settings by focusing on the ways all members of the educational institution can create community to foster personal and professional growth for all. The book takes an in-depth look at communication strategies and challenges including managing conflict, working effectively in virtual teams, critical thinking, intercultural and cross-cultural communication, and online leadership. It is ideal for faculty, teachers, administrators, principles, curriculum developers, 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: Strategies for Meaningful Collaboration in Online Environments.
2: Overcoming Implicit Bias in Collaborative Online Learning Communities.
3: Assessment and Civility: Using Ethos as a Tool.
4: The Importance of Tone and Attitude in Email and the Online Classroom.
5: Guidelines for Working Collaboratively in Virtual Teams.
6: Transforming From the Classroom to an Online Nursing Educator A Transformative Learning Experience for New Online Nursing Faculty.
7: Professional Development to Promote Online Communication, Collaboration and Learning Among Faculty: A Community of Practice Approach.
8: Online Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Settings: Focus on Team Effectiveness.
9: Maintaining Relationships Through Social Media and the Way Forward.
10: Effectively Utilizing a Socially Mediated Network: Facilitating Meaningful Collaboratio Among Pre-Service Student-Teachers and University EFL Students.
11: Utilizing Social Networking Sites for Communication in Higher Education.
12: Technology and Culturally Competent Strategies for the Online Classroom.
13: Learning Together: Confucius and Freire Collaborate to Redefine a Community of Learning.
14: Student Clubs in the Digital World.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.