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Teaching Online vs. F2F: 15 Differences That Affect Learning
There is a lot of online instruction taking place in higher education, but unfortunately not all of it is high quality. Creating a powerful and engaging online learning experience requires more than simply transferring existing course materials to an online format.
To harness the full power of online education, faculty members need to grasp the key differences that make online learning so unique and powerful. While some traditional instructors may believe that online instruction is a less effective way to teach, the reality is that online courses can offer many distinct advantages over their traditional classroom equivalents.
Online instruction varies dramatically in assessment alternatives and the ways in which students interact with course content. It can provide new models for faculty-student collaboration and improved ways of delivering feedback. The best aspects of online coursework can even promote deeper student understanding of material.
In Teaching Online vs. F2F: 15 Differences That Affect Learning, Dr. Ike Shibley of Penn State Berks leads novice and seasoned online instructors through a detailed discussion of the best ways to maximize online coursework delivery.
This 90-minute, video online seminar covers:
- 15 important differences between online and face-to-face instruction
- The advantages of online teaching compared to F2F courses
- Effective teaching practices that align with online instruction
- Applying learner-centered approaches to online courses
- Why assessment is easier in an online course
- The advantages of online teaching compared to F2F teaching
- Productive aspects of online instruction to help guide course design
- Writing a first draft for an online course syllabus
- Which types of assignments, grading, and collaboration to emphasize
- Creating assessment instruments to measure student learning online
Budget and time constraints are making online instruction increasingly important on a growing number of campuses. Learn how to produce exceptional online courses by ordering a copy of this seminar today.
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