By Rena M. Palloff

This ebook should be solid for somebody writing a paper approximately on-line studying yet, as a person trying to create an internet studying path, there has been little or no, if whatever, i'll use or follow. To be sincere, i finished studying after a hundred pages and began skimming as the dry, educational writing kind mixed with little genuine particular info left me bored.

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Mu Com nity Outcomes People • Interaction/ Communication • Presence Purpose • Mutually negotiated guidelines • Practical Considerations Process • Reflection/ Transformative Learning • Social/Constructivist Learning Com • Co-created knowledge/ meaning • Reflection • Transformation • Increased self-direction • Reinforcement of presence O u tco m es m u n it y and time management issues), the size of the group, and the ability to create a sense of safety and security. The process of online learning becomes a bit more complicated.

To assist students in memorizing difficult concepts, he would compose songs and play them in class, accompanying himself on his guitar. He was approached to teach online but resisted strenuously because he did not feel he could adequately transfer his musical approach to accounting to the online environment, even with the use of attached audio files. His first attempt at online teaching was not well-received by students and he decided not to continue with online teaching. Just as all instructors are not successful in the classroom setting, not all will be successful online.

We were told the story of an accounting professor who was extremely personable in his face-to-face classes. To assist students in memorizing difficult concepts, he would compose songs and play them in class, accompanying himself on his guitar. He was approached to teach online but resisted strenuously because he did not feel he could adequately transfer his musical approach to accounting to the online environment, even with the use of attached audio files. His first attempt at online teaching was not well-received by students and he decided not to continue with online teaching.

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