Online Course Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1522554734
  • ISBN-13: 9781522554738
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The rapid growth in online and virtual learning opportunities has created culturally diverse classes and corporate training sessions. Instruction for these learning opportunities must adjust to meet participant needs. This title is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on the trends, techniques, and management of online and distance-learning environments and examines the benefits and challenges of these developments. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics, such as blended learning, social presence, and educational online games, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for administrators, developers, instructors, staff, technical support, and students actively involved in teaching in online learning environments.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
1: Emergence of Successful Online Courses: A Student and Faculty Shift.
2: Introducing a Teaching Innovation to Enhance Students’ Analytical and Research Skills: A Blended Learning Initiative.
3: Blended Learning and Distance Education: Enablers and Barriers.
4: Trends of Blended Learning in K-12 Schools: Challenges and Possibilities.
5: Blended and Online Learning in Virtual K-12 Schools.
6: Implementation of Online Education for K-12 School Children.
7: Preparing for Online and Distance Learning Courses: Factors Affecting Student Learning and Retention.
Development and Design Methodologies.
8: Cultural Orientation Differences and Their Implications for Online Learning Satisfaction.
9: Active Learning Application of Technology Tools and Services and Increased Student Achievement: Online and Blended Learning Environments in Higher Education Institutions.
10: A Model for Discussing the Quality of Technology-Enhanced Learning in Blended Learning Programmes.
11: Evaluating Learning Experience Through Educational Social Network Support in Blended Learning.
12: The Role of Social Constructivist Instructional Approaches in Facilitating Cross-Cultural Online Learning in Higher Education.
13: Building Learning Spaces: Creating Online Learning Environments.
14: Tracing Online Lecturer Orchestration of Multiple Roles and Scaffolds Over Time.
15: MOOC and Blended Learning Models: Analysis from a Stakeholders’ Perspective.
16: Program Administration and Implementation of an Online Learning Initiative at a Historically Black College University.
17: Communication and Collaboration Strategies for an Effective Online Professor.
18: Understanding Online Cultural Learning Styles and Academic Performance of Management Students in an Ethnic Context.
19: A Skype-Buddy Model for Blended Learning.
20: Self-Management Strategies in a Student-Driven Learning Environment.
21: Creating Online Community: Challenges and Solutions.
22: Creating Dialogical Spaces in Blended Environments: A Case Study of Classroom Design in Two English Literature Courses.
23: Designing an Online Interactive Learning Program to Improve Chinese Migrant Children’s Internet Skills: A Case Study at Hangzhou Minzhu Experimental School.
24: The Community of Inquiry Framework, Blended Learning, and the i2Flex Classroom Model.
25: The Design and Implementation of English Instruction in Four High Schools with CSIEC System.
26: Content and Language Integrated Learning in Higher Education: A Technology-Enhanced Model.
27: Familiar or Unfamiliar Context? Application of M-Games in the Blended Module of L2 Learning.
28: The Psychological Domain: Enhancing Traditional Practice in K-12 Education.
29: A Model for Teacher Training to Improve Students’ 21st Century Skills in Online and Blended Learning: An Approach from Film Education.