With the help of this book, you can now take your teaching expertise to the next level! Are you an instructor interested in teaching or designing an online, blended, or web-enhanced course? If so, this book will be your guide to the process of designing a new course or re-envisioning your existing course to take advantage of the online technologies available.
To teach in the online environment, you need to use technology wisely and expand your instructional methods in ways you may have never tried before. This book will help you add to your teaching repertoire the techniques, pedagogy, and tools specific to the online environment. Topics include trends in e-learning in higher education, types of online courses, fostering healthy online learning communities, best practices for web-based design and accessibility, and instructional design for online or partially online courses.