Virtual Student A Profile and Guide to Working with Online Learners

ISBN-10: 0787964743

ISBN-13: 9780787964740

Edition: 2003

Authors: Rena M. Palloff, Keith Pratt

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This work addresses the challenges of working with the virtual student in higher education and is a resource for any online educator. Topics covered include learning styles, multicultural issues, evaluation, retention, & the thorny problems of plagiarism & cheating.
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Book details

List price: $44.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/10/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of Figures, Tables, and Exhibits
About the Authors
A Profile of the Virtual Student
Who Is the Virtual Student?
The Student Side of Online Learning Communities
Learning Styles
Gender, Culture, Lifestyle, and Geography
What the Virtual Student Needs
A Guide to Working with the Virtual Student: Issues, Concerns, and Strategies
Designing a Good Student Orientation
Time and Commitment
Assessment and Evaluation
Legal Issues and the Virtual Student
Attrition, Retention, and Group Size
Becoming Truly Learner-Focused: Best Practices in Online Teaching
Resources: The Toolkit for a Successful Online Student
Introduction to the Toolkit for a Successful Online Student
Faculty Tools
Student Tools
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