Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching How to Be There for Distance Learners

ISBN-10: 0470564903

ISBN-13: 9780470564905

Edition: 2010

Authors: Simone C. O. Concei��o, Rosemary M. Lehman

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How can faculty create a strong e presence for their online classes? This volume highlights the need for creating a presence in the online environment. The authors explore the emotional, psychological, and social aspects from both the instructor and student perspective. It provides an instructional design framework and shows how a strong presence contributes to effective teaching and learning. Filled with illustrative examples and based on research and experience, the book contains methods, case scenarios, and activities for creating, maintaining, and evaluating presence throughout the cycle of an online course.
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List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/22/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

List of Figures, Exhibits, and Tables
About the Authors
The Role of Presence in the Online Environment
Why Is It Important to Understand Presence?
Creating a Sense of Presence
What We Know About Presence
Presence as the Result of Our Perceptual Process
Understanding Presence
Ways in Which Presence Can Be Experienced
Types of Experience
Modes of Presence
Dimensions of the Learner
The Being There for the Online Learner Model
Designing Your Online Course with a Sense of Presence
Determinants of Presence
Framework for Designing Online Courses with a Sense of Presence
Getting Yourself "There" for Your Online Course
Getting Your Learners "There" for Your Online Course
Activities That Create a Sense of Presence in Your Online Course
Before the Course Begins
During the Online Course
End of the Course
How to Know If Presence Is "There" in Your Online Course
Are You Here or There? Making Sense of Presence
Getting to Know You and Your Course
Second Life“ Participation and Blogging
Creating a Web-Based Training Course as a Team
Creating a Syllabus with a Sense of Presence
Final Thoughts and Future Directions
Training Resources
Online Course Design Resources
Sample Syllabus
Definitions of Terms
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