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The Theory and Practice of Online Learning
Neither an academic tome nor a prescriptive ’how to’ guide, "The Theory and Practice of Online Learning" is an illuminating collection of essays by practitioners and scholars active in the complex field of distance education.Distance education has evolved significantly in its 150 years of existence. For most of this time, it was an individual pursuit defined by infrequent ...more
Paperback, 472 pages
Published November 13th 2008 by Au Press
(first published May 1st 2008)
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During the fall term, I taught a graduate course called Introduction to Online Teaching. For this course, I had the graduate students read and discuss two books, The Theory and Practice of Online Learning edited by Terry Anderson and Emerging Technologies in Distance Education edited by George Veletsianos. The threaded discussions for the course were some of the most engaging I had been a part of, and I believe it was primarily due to these two books. The learners in the course had an opport ...more