by Happy Gingras, Patricia Adams and Evelyn Beck
The Part-Time Press, October 2019, 2nd Edition
112 pages. Paperback.
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This book was authored by a trio of award-winning distance educators who have, collectively, been developing and teaching distance education courses for decades. Happy Gingras is the Director of Teaching and Learning at Pitt Community College. Evelyn Beck is the Dean of Arts & Sciences at Piedmont Technical College. Patricia Adams has been planning, developing and facilitating online courses for over a dozen years at Pitt Community College.
Since first being published in 2008, this handbook has helped tens of thousands of college faculty transition their courses online! 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 Faculty Who Teach Online will help you sharpen your online teaching skills, develop and deliver more richly-structured distance education courses.
The new Second Edition contains updated and expanded sections on blending, assessment, student retention, course development/design, conferences, awards, copyright, tips and teaching techniques for the online classroom.
Going the Distance: A Handbook for Faculty Who Teach Online provides faculty—full- and part-timers—with the contents of a first-rate teaching workshop for a fraction of the price.
“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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