Distance Learning

For Educators, Trainers, and Leaders

Sponsored by the U.S. Distance Learning Association, The Patel College of Health Care Sciences, Nova Southeastern University And Information Age Publishing

Indexed in DE Hub

Volume 11 #3, 2014

SPECIAL ISSUE

FOREWORD TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE: ASK ERROL! OR TRY THIS, Michael Simonson

INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE, Errol Craig Sull

“TRY THIS” COLUMNS
Responding To Online Student E-mails And Other Posts: The Good, The Ugly, And The Confused Student Engagement, Motivation, And Rapport

Parental Involvement And Its Impact On Student Achievement In Florida Virtual School

Creativity: Use It Effectively To Enhance Your Online Teaching

Reality-based Education: Teaching Your Course Beyond The Course

Want to Be Respected As a Distance Learning Educator? Don’t Whine, Be a Baby, Complain, or Be a Snob

A Miniguide To The Use Of Audio Files In The Distance Learning Class

Your First Postings: Always Crucial!

Creating and Using an Online Rubric for Maximum Effectiveness

Small Things Can Make the Difference Between a Good or Great Distance Educator

“ASK ERROL!” COLUMNS
Discussion Boards, Grades, and Student Involvement (7-1)

Becoming a Better Online Instructor, Discussion Threads, and Due Dates (7-2)

Groups, Plagiarism, Communication, and Media (7-4)

Late Work, Engagement Tips, Student Fears, Writing, Software Upgrades, and a New Year’s Resolution (8-1)

Student Evaluations, Micromanagement, Professional Development, Social Networking, and The Future of Online Education (8-2)

Beyond the APA Manual, Facebook “Friends,” Opening Letters, Student Writing, and Teaching Style (9-1)

Time Management, Software Updates, Reaching Students, and Dealing With Teams (9-2)

Audio and Visual Materials, Live Chats, Examples of Assignments, and Religion (10-1)

New Software, Responding to Student Complaints, Complete Assignments, and Time Off (10-4)

TRAINING, INFORMATION OVERLOAD, TIME, AND TRENDS (11-1)

AND FINALLY ... Educational Colonialism —by Michael Simonson

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Journal of Research on Organization in Education

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Educational Foundations and Social Justice Education

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For Educators, Trainers, and Leaders

Middle Grades Research Journal

A Research Journal Published by the Institute for School Improvement

The College Student Affairs Journal

Sponsored by the Southern Association for College Student Affairs

Quarterly Review of Distance Education

An Official Journal of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology