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LB1044.87.S617 2008
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TITLE: Conquering the content : a step-by-step guide to online course design / Robin M. Smith.
AUTHOR: Smith, Robin M., 1962-
SERIES: Jossey-Bass guides to online teaching and learning
PUBLISHED: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2008.
DESCRIPTION: xv, 153 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
EDITION: 1st ed.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-148) and index.
NOTES: 1. Design with learning in mind -- Learning in the twenty-first century -- Advantages to having a course online -- How Web-based learning is the same as classroom learning -- Learning styles -- Think "learning," not "teaching" -- The online studentís environment -- How Web-based learning is different from classroom learning -- Action steps -- 2. Design with the future in mind -- Itís okay to be uncomfortable -- The future will be here sooner than you think -- Creating the outline -- The learning guide -- The modules -- Sile systems -- Managing course structure -- Action steps -- 3. Design with assessment in mind -- Self-assessment -- Authentic assessments -- Quizzes -- Teaching for the long term -- Questions for first-time Web-based instructors -- Action steps -- 4. Design with organization in mind -- Learning guide development -- Elements of the learning guide -- Prioritizing in creating your course -- Resource gathering -- Web-based aspects of the course -- Choosing the most important topics -- Instructional guidance -- Actions steps -- 5. Design with content in mind -- Introduction to chunking -- How the brain processes information -- Chunking for a text-based lecture or content presentation -- Bridges -- Active learning opportunities -- Prioritizing course development and revisions -- Evaluating the effectiveness of chunking -- Action steps -- 6. Design with process in mind -- Best practices - Design using someone elseís mind -- Action step -- 7. Design with navigation in mind -- Student access to module components -- Continuous improvement -- Documenting for revisions -- Link rot -- Where to go from here -- Action steps -- What you have conquered!
SUBJECT: Web-based instruction--Design.
SUBJECT: College teaching.

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