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Going the Distance—A Handbook for Adjunct & Part-Time Faculty Who Teach Online, Revised 1st Edition

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Rated 4.33 out of 5 based on 3 customer ratings
(3 customer reviews)

“This is a good starter kit for those new to teaching online. It can also be a good review for those experienced in the online environment but need a refresher or are attempting to solve a problem. Covered are important topical areas such as assessment, technology, guests, and virtual field trips. In addition, course development processes and issues are discussed. Of course, all of this is generalized knowledge that can be adapted to meet the reader’s individual institution’s policies and procedures.”—Amazon.com review

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by Evelyn Beck and Donald Greive, Ed.D.
The Part-Time Press, 2008, Revised 1st Edition
96 pages. Paperback.

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See Inside This Book!

 

To download the Table of Contents in PDF format, click here.
To download a sample chapter (Chapter 5) in PDF format, click here.

 

Whether you’re just thinking about teaching online, a first-time online course facilitator, or you are an experienced distance educator, Going the Distance: A Handbook for Part-Time & Adjunct Faculty Who Teach Online will help you sharpen your online teaching skills, develop and deliver more richly-structured distance education courses.

 

The revised edition contains updated and expanded sections on blogging, distance education blogs, technology, distance learning conferences, awards & fellowships, and course development.

 

This book was authored by Evelyn Beck, an educator who has been developing and teaching distance education courses for over a decade. Going the Distance co-author, Dr. Donald Greive, is the writer of the much-used and trusted Handbook series A Handbook for Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty and Teachers of Adults, as well as Handbook II: Advanced Teaching Strategies, which together have sold almost 300,000 copies.

 

From technological preparation to course design to planning and virtual classroom techniques, this book offers model materials, practical suggestions and successful strategies. Going the Distance: A Handbook for Part-Time & Adjunct Faculty Who Teach Online provides adjuncts who teach in distance education programs with the contents of a first-rate teaching workshop for a fraction of the price.

 

Readers say….

 

“This is a good starter kit for those new to teaching online. It can also be a good review for those experienced in the online environment but need a refresher or are attempting to solve a problem. Covered are important topical areas such as assessment, technology, guests, and virtual field trips. In addition, course development processes and issues are discussed. Of course, all of this is generalized knowledge that can be adapted to meet the reader’s individual institution’s policies and procedures.”—Amazon.com review

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3 reviews for Going the Distance—A Handbook for Adjunct & Part-Time Faculty Who Teach Online, Revised 1st Edition

  1. Rated 4 out of 5

    Jennifer

    Just skimming thru this and found it full of resources already. From lesson planning to where to apply for scholarships. It’s a keeper.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Gloria J. Peppers

    A excellent source when seeking online employment in higher education.

    I purchased the book seeking insightful information about applying for online jobs/employment, particularly in higher education as an adjunct facilitator/professor.

  3. Rated 4 out of 5

    K. C. Huseonica

    Good Starter Kit

    This is a good starter kit for those new to teaching online. It can also be a good review for those experienced in the online environment but need a refresher or are attempting to solve a problem.

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