The Art of Teaching Online: How to Start and How to Succeed as an Online Instructor focuses on professionals who are not teachers, but who wish to enter the online education field as instructors in their disciplines. This book focuses mainly on how potential online instructors can create and maintain the human aspect of live, face-to-face education in an online course to successfully teach and instruct their students.
Included are interviews with experienced online instructors who use their emotional intelligence skills and instruction skills (examples included) to teach their students successfully.
- Includes interviews with experienced instructors
- Features examples of effective instruction skills from online educators
- Focuses on professionals wishing to enter the online education field
1. So You Want to Teach Online (self-assessments for becoming a successful instructor, an introduction to online education, benefits of online instruction and education) 2. Getting Started (choosing a school, choosing a specific academic program) 3. Preparing to Teach Online (school orientation or self-orientation, reviewing course material and writing skills) 4. Time Management for Online Instructors 5. Learning and Developing Online Education Technology Skills (online education teaching platforms and other software, such as video software and lecture software) 6. The Human Factor (emotional intelligence, making online education more accessible and personal for students) 7. Professional Development (webinars, live conferences) 8. Interviews with online instructors; case studies of what successful online instructors have used to successfully teach online students