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7 Steps to Effective Online Teaching
Diane K. Kovacs
Item Number: 978-0-8389-1171-6
Publisher: ALA Editions
Price: $62.00
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208 pages
8.5" x 11"
ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-1171-6
Year Published: 2016
AP Categories: A, C, E, I

This title will be available Summer 2016. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available.
Experienced online teacher Kovacs shares the steps that go into developing effective online instruction.  Taking readers through the process from beginning to end while thoroughly discussing the learning theories and research results behind each step, Kovacs
  • Shows how to select and apply appropriate learning principles and theories in designing online teaching and learning
  • Highlights specific information literacy skills that can be integrated into instructional sequences
  • Demonstrates how to conduct a learner needs assessment
  • Reviews instructional tools for distance education/web-based tutorials, courses, or workshops, and advises how to select the best one for the job at hand
  • Includes case studies collected from working librarians and librarian trainers to illustrate instructional strategies in the library context
With the step-by-step guidance provided in this book, readers can formulate and provide effective online teaching as well as undertake ongoing evaluation.
About the Author

Diane Kovacs is a consultant, teacher, and librarian. She has nine years’ experience teaching online in library schools, for both the University of Illinois and San Jose State University. An instructional designer and trainer, she has developed courses for public and academic librarians on technology usage, library instruction, web design, government documents, virtual reference, and electronic collection development.

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