Distance Learning

For Educators, Trainers, and Leaders

Sponsored by the U.S. Distance Learning Association, Fischler School of Education, Nova Southeastern University And Information Age Publishing

Indexed in DE Hub

Volume 12 #1, 2015

SPECIAL ISSUE: “AND FINALLY” COLUMNS
Introduction To The Special Issue, Michael Simonson

SECTION 1: PLANNING FOR AND TEACHING AT A DISTANCE
Teacher As Skeuomorph. Teacher As What?
Online Instruction—the Seven Virtues: Or, How To Avoid The Seven Deadly Presentation Sins
Designing The “perfect” Online Course
Design: The Fundamental Element
Designing The “perfect” Online Program
Rules Of Thumb, Or Derots
Podcasting … Or “seeds Floated Down From The Sky
Don’t Tell Them: The Top 10 Tips For Student Success In Online Courses
Will You Be My Friend?
Where Is As Important As Why, When, And What

SECTION 2: LEADING AND MANAGING DISTANCE EDUCATION
Distance Learning Leaders—who Are They?
Technology Plans And Distance Education
Accreditation And Quality In Distance Education
If It Is Intellectual, Can It Be Property?
It Costs How Much? Estimating The Costs To Design
And Develop A Distance Delivered Course
Mooc Madness
Apps: The 3 Rs And The 3 Ps
Ethics And Distance Education

Section 3: Leading And Managing Distance Education
Britannica (Not Wikipedia)
Educational Colonialism
Hooray! Or, Here We Go Again!
Distance Education As A Disruptive Technology
E-books: The Future?
Books, Real And Otherwise

And Finally ... Finding Maturity —by Michael Simonson