Winning Online Instruction provides concise, pragmatic solutions to common challenges and demands that higher education faculty face in teaching online. This book’s unique question-and-answer format allows readers to easily identify the issues important to them, spanning online formats and teaching methods, course development and technology woes, student motivation and engagement, academic integrity and fair grading, and more. Written for instructors who have little to no experience designing and teaching online courses or who are teaching online courses developed in a hurry, this is an approachable, efficient guide to the real problems of everyday distance education.
1. The Basics of Teaching Online 2. Developing Online Teaching Skills 3. What Happens in a Typical Week Online 4. Getting More Comfortable Using Online Teaching Tools 5. Designing Online Courses 6. Developing Asynchronous Elements of Online Courses 7. Developing and Teaching Blended Courses 8. Teaching Online Courses 9. Working with Teaching Assistants and Other Faculty 10. Addressing Online Student Issues 11. Working with Online Students Who May Need Extra Help 12. Getting Help for Online Students with Nonacademic Issues 13. Resolving Technical Problems in Online Courses 14. Promoting Academic Integrity in Online Courses 15. Making Online Courses Better