Everything you need to know about the revolutionary breakthrough of distance education and its giant leap forward is in this book. Chapters 1-2 answer questions many librarians have about the current strategies and techniques for managing classrooms on the Internet, how users can best benefit from classrooms accessible from home, and how E-mail and instant messaging help to expand the level of communication between students, educators, and librarians. Chapters 3-4 explain how the librarian is the key contributor to any e-Learning experience, and where you go on the Internet to create virtual courses of study and resources. Chapters 5-6 focus on the needs of distance education students and librarians and the common mistakes that beginners make when teaching or participating in classes online. Learn all about what’s out there: best models now in use, pitfalls to avoid, brand new techniques being tested, and tips from successful teachers on making this dynamic, new form of learning all that it can be now.