Conquering The Content by Robin M. Smith

Full Title: Conquering The Content: A Step-by-step Guide To Online Course Design
Author/Editor(s): Robin M. Smith (1962-)
ISBN: 0787994421, 9780787994426
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Published Place: San Francisco
Published/Copyright Year: 2008
Language: English
Physical Description: Illustrations included, 24 cm
LCCN: 2007050956
Series: Jossey-Bass Guides To Online Teaching And Learning
Edition: 1st Edition [View All Editions]
Number of pages: 153 (xv, 153 pages)
Categories:
Web-based Instruction > Design
College Teaching


Content:
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 student's environment
How Web-based learning is different from classroom learning
Action steps
2. Design with the future in mind
It's 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 else's 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!

Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-148) and index.

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Contributor biographical information
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ISBNPlus ID: LOC.V38.51211-1-1905237
Other ID: 184924965(OCLC);184924965(OCLC)
Nature: Bibliographies
Form: Nonfiction
LC Call No: LB1044.87 .S617 2008
Dewey Decimal: 378.1/7344678
Released Date: 20100121

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