Teaching Online Tools and Techniques Options and Opportunities - Delta Teacher Development Series
Teaching Online is a clear, accessible and reassuringly practical book - essential reading for anyone interested in online teaching and course delivery. The authors share their wealth of experience in a fundamental area of interest to language teaching professionals today.
It deals comprehensively with: - ways you should approach both online and blended courses - tools you should know about - techniques you should use for successful online teaching Teaching Online contains three distinctive parts which focus in turn on theory, practice and development:
Part A gets you started and building your own online course, and recommends a route, from course sites to course behaviour, that will take you safely towards successful online teaching. It is accompanied by a wide-ranging list of tools for teaching, from blogs to word clouds.
Part B provides a bank of practical activities that cover the four skills, language work and evaluation, with special sections for activities to begin and finish an online course. Additional comments provide insights on how to make your online teaching more effective Part C investigates avenues for your further online development, both professional and personal, with references to Web 2.0 tools that connect you with the worldwide professional community of teachers and an introduction to the concept of the PLN (Personal Learning Network) for your individual development.