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Online Tutor 2.0

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After centuries of rethinking education and learning, the current theory is based on technology’s approach to and affect on the planned interaction between knowledge trainers and trainees. Online Tutor 2.0: Methodologies and Case Studies for Successful Learning demonstrates, through the exposure of successful cases in online education and training, the necessity of the human factor, particularly in teaching/tutoring roles, for ensuring the development of quality and excellent learning activities. The didactic patterns derived from these experiences and methodologies will provide a basis for a more powerful and efficient new generation of technology-based learning solutions for high school teachers, university professors, researchers, and students at all levels of education.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Preface
    1. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
    2. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    3. REFERENCES
  7. Chapter 1: Designing Online Learning Strategies through Analytics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ONLINE LEARNING
    4. LEARNING ANALYTICS
    5. APPLYING ANALYTICS FOR DESIGNING ONLINE LEARNING STRATEGIES
    6. CHALLENGES
    7. FUTURE DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Chapter 2: Learning by Playing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LEARNING AND TEACHING IN THE 21ST CENTURY
    4. TRAINING PROJECTS AND EDUCATIONAL GAMES
    5. TECHNIQUES FOR AN EFFECTIVE EDUCATIONAL GAMES DESIGN
    6. PLAYERS PROFILES AND PARTICIPATION STRATEGIES
    7. STRATEGIES FOR GAMIFYING
    8. PRINCIPLES OF GAME DESIGN
    9. APPLICATIONS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 3: Evolution or Revolution
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WHAT IS A MOOC?
    4. TALKING BRIEFLY ON THE ORIGINS: GENESIS
    5. INFLUENTIAL ENVIRONMENTS AND REPERCUSSIONS
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 4: E-Learning Implementation in Developing Countries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 5: Online Tutoring Roles
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ONLINE TUTORS’ COMPETENCES AND SKILLS: A BRIEF LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. RESEARCH DESIGN AND OBJECTIVES
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: FROM PITFALLS TO PROPOSALS TO FOSTER LEARNERS' INVOLVEMENT AND SATISFACTION
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. ENDNOTES
  12. Chapter 6: Standing on the Shoulders of a Giant
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL UNDERPINNING OF THE CHAPTER
    4. THE IMPACT OF ROGERS' PRINCIPLES
    5. THE PSYCHOLOGICAL RATIONALE FOR ROGERS’ PRINCIPLES
    6. PAST AND CURRENT E-MODERATING PRACTICE
    7. A RECENT EXPERIENCE OF CROSS-CULTURAL ONLINE FACILITATION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTES
  13. Chapter 7: Using ‘Formally’ Informal Blogs to Create Learning Communities for Students on a Teaching and Learning Programme
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND AND RESEARCH CONTEXT
    4. RESEARCH QUESTIONS AND METHODS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 8: Three Degrees of Separation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. REDUCTION OF MENTORING DISTANCE
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  15. Chapter 9: The Use of the Socratic Teaching Method in E-Learning 2.0 Settings
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 10: Best Practices of Distance Dissertation Mentorship through Social Presence
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
    5. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    6. REFLECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 11: E-Learning Technologies for Effective Teaching
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TECHNOLOGY AND E-LEARNING
    4. EFFECTIVE TEACHING WITH E-LEARNING
    5. E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES AND TOOLS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 12: Mentoring for Work Based Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE USE OF MENTORING FOR INFORMAL LEARNING
    4. USE OF TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT MENTORING: CASE STUDIES
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 13: A Delayed Treatment Control Group Design Study of an After-School Online Tutoring Program in Reading
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE STUDY
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 14: The Collaborative Animation Forum in Facebook
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE PROJECT
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Chapter 15: Pedagogical Patterns and Online Teaching
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THE CONCEPT OF PATTERN AND ITS APPLICATIONS
    4. 3. TYPOLOGY AND PATTERN CATEGORIES
    5. 4. LANGUAGES OF PATTERN AND STRUCTURE
    6. 5. PEDAGOGICAL PATTERNS
    7. 6. LANGUAGE OF PATTERN FOR GRIAL E-LEARNING
    8. 7. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. ENDNOTES
  22. Related References
  23. Compilation of References
  24. About the Contributors