1st Edition

The Savvy Student's Guide to Online Learning

ISBN 9780415655989
Published June 4, 2013 by Routledge
134 Pages

USD $34.95

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Book Description

The Savvy Student’s Guide to Online Learning prepares students of all kinds for contemporary online learning. While technologies and formats vary, this book serves as an authoritative resource for any student enrolling in an online degree program or taking an online course.

Topics covered include:

• How to become a great online student

• Creating an online presence

• Interaction and communication techniques

• Online group projects and individual work

• Technological requirements and how to get technical support

• Online classroom "netiquette" and time management

The authors, both experts in online education, introduce the information and skills required of successful online students to navigate this new learning landscape with confidence. A highly useful companion website provides video presentations that explain the different types of online learning as well as a real online course with activities for students to practice and interact with other learners around the world.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Getting a Strong Start Online
Chapter 2 – Your Online Learning Toolkit
Chapter 3 – The Digital You
Chapter 4 – Getting to Know Your Faculty and Peers
Chapter 5 – Participating in Your Online Course
Chapter 6 – Working in Teams
Chapter 7 – Individual Work
Chapter 8 – Evaluating Performance
Chapter 9 – Being a Great Online Student
Appendix A – Are you ready to take a course online?
Appendix B – When technology fails

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Kristen Sosulski is the Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning and clinical assistant professor of information systems at New York University Stern. She has her Ed.D. from Columbia University Teachers College.

Ted Bongiovanni is the Director of the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies Office of Distance Learning and teaches online courses in research methods and project management.