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 8: Design of Creative Online Learning Spaces
Design of Creative Online Learning Spaces
The online classroom, a place on the Internet where students and teachers log in to learn together and which contains links to learning modules, discussion forums, announcement posting areas, a question-and-answer posting area, quizzes, tests, and other online learning resources related to a given class, presents unique opportunities for leading-edge instructional delivery. With the growing popularity of Web-based courses, educational leaders need to be aware of the distinctive features of an online course, in which subject matter is offered for teaching and learning over the Internet in an online classroom, as compared to the traditional face-to-face course. What are the components of effective, creative online course design? This chapter will discuss best practices ...