Empowering Online Learning: 100+ Activities for Reading, Reflecting, Displaying, and Doing - Curtis J. Bonk, Paperback
9780787988043 | 978-0-7879-8804-3
0787988049 | 0-7879-8804-9
Curtis J. Bonk
This is an essential resource for anyone designing or facilitatingonline learning. It introduces an easy, practical model (R2D2:read, reflect, display, and do) that will show online educators howto deliver content in ways that benefit all types of learners(visual, auditory, observational, and kinesthetic) from a widevariety of backgrounds and skill levels. With a solid theoreticalfoundation and concrete guidance and examples, this book can beused as a handy reference, a professional guidebook, or a coursetext. The authors intend for it to help online instructors andinstructional designers as well as those contemplating suchpositions design, develop, and deliver learner-centered onlineinstruction. Empowering Online Learning has 25 unique activities foreach phase of the R2D2 model as well as summary tables helping youpick and choose what to use whenever you need it. Each activitylists a description, skills addressed, advice, variations, cost,risk, and time index, and much more.This title is loaded with current information about emergingtechnologies (e.g., simulations, podcasts, wikis, blogs) and theWeb 2.0. With a useful model, more than 100 online activities, thelatest information on emerging technologies, hundreds of quicklyaccessible Web resources, and relevance to all types and ages oflearners--Empowering Online Learning is a book whose timehas come.