A practical and visionary look at creative educational leadership in today’s digital environment FeaturesCritical questions at the beginning of each chapter help readers focus on key objectives. Case studies with discussion questions and activities provide opportunities for readers to analyze applied situations. End-of-chapter learning aids include Key Principles for Leaders to Know sections that summarize each chapter's content and Web Resources that provide links to additional information.
Chapter 11: Online Evaluation
Consistent policies at the school level help prevent cyberbullying. Assessing instructional performance in the online classroom focuses on many of the same overall qualities as in the traditional face-to-face classroom. They include effective communication with students, quality of instructional delivery, provision of feedback on assignments, and fostering a positive classroom climate. At the same time, the principal will need to look for different evidence of each of these qualities in the online classroom. They will be discussed in this chapter. One subsection will deal with cyberbullying—that is, harassing or threatening other students using such technology as instant message, e-mail, or posting in public areas such as Facebook or MySpace—and what teachers can do to help prevent it.
The following questions are addressed ...