Handbook of Research on Building, Growing, and Sustaining Quality E-Learning Programs, 1st Edition

  • Kaye Shelton
  • Karen Pedersen
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  • ISBN-10: 1522508783
  • ISBN-13: 9781522508786
  • DDC: 371.33
  • 412 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released September 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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As e-learning has evolved into a global change agent in higher education, it has become more diverse in its form and applications. Now that many institutions have implemented e-learning programs as part of their course offerings, it is essential for these institutions to fully grasp how best to facilitate continued improvements and accessibility in online education. The Handbook of Research on Building, Growing, and Sustaining Quality E-Learning Programs highlights several significant elements of e-learning, including program planning, quality standards, and online course development, as well as institutional, student, and faculty support. Serving as a critical resource for online and hybrid learning programs, this publication is designed for use by administrators, educators, instructional designers, and doctorate-level students in the field of education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Quality Standards and Institutional Program Planning.
2: Garnering Faculty Buy-In to Improve Online Program Quality: Implementation of the Online Learning Consortium Scorecard to Encourage Shared Governance.
3: Exploring Chinese Faculty Perceptions of Quality Standards for Online Education.
4: Improving U.S. College Graduation Rates with Quality Online and Blended Degree Completion Programs: Lessons Learned.
5: From 0 to 60: The Case Study of a School of Education's Successful “Online Start-Up”.
6: Moving e-Learning Forward: A Study of the Impact of the Continual Changing Landscape of e-Learning.
7: Student Support.
8: A New Model of Online Student Service in the Digital Age: Increasing Retention Based on Service Satisfaction.
9: DELES Analysis of E-Learning Environments: Satisfaction Guaranteed?.
10: The Relationship between Individual Student Attributes and Online Course Completion.
11: Faculty Support.
12: Exploration of Faculty’s Perceptions on Technology Change: Implications for Faculty Preparedness to Teach Online Courses.
13: Arranging and Rearranging Practice in Digital Spaces: Professional Learning amongst Teacher Educators.
14: Ensuring Quality: The Faculty Role in Online Higher Education.
15: Ready-to-Teach Online Courses: Understanding Faculty Roles and Attitudes.
16: A Framework to Assess Appropriate Interaction to Meet Accreditation Quality Guidelines.
17: e-Learning Course Development.
18: Improving the Quality of Online Learning Environments: The Value of an Online Specific Design Model.
19: Building Quality Online Courses: Online Course Development Partnership and Model.
20: E-Learning and the Disciplines: Lessons from Applied Linguistics.
21: Designing Blended Learning Strategies for Rich Content.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.