Beyond the Online Course

Leadership Perspectives on e-Learning

Edited by:
Anthony A. Pina, Sullivan University System
Jason B. Huett, University of West Georgia

A volume in the series: Perspectives in Instructional Technology and Distance Education. Editor(s): Charles Schlosser, Nova Southeastern University. Michael Simonson, Nova Southeastern University.

Published 2016

Beyond the Online Course: Leadership Perspectives on e-Learning addresses a need for the growing body of professionals who are called upon to lead the online/distance learning efforts at their various organizations. It will also be of interest to those wishing to prepare for leadership positions or who are engaged in research and study of issues “beyond the online course.” The book brings together scholarly and practice-based writings from the pages of the Quarterly Review of Distance Education and Distance Learning for Educators, Trainers and Leaders.

Foreword, Melanie N. Clay. Preface, Beyond the Online Course, Jason B. Huett & Anthony A. Piña. PART I: LEADING INNOVATION AND CHANGE. Institutionalization of Distance Education in Higher Education, Anthony A. Piña. Attributes and Barriers Impacting Diffusion of Online Education at the Institutional Level: Considering Faculty Perceptions, Jason Neben. Barriers to Adoption of Technology-Mediated Distance Education in Higher-Education Institutions, Baiyun Chen. Six Barriers Causing Educators to Resist Teaching Online, and How Institutions Can Break Them, Dana Gutman. Bridging the Divide: Reconciling Administrator and Faculty Concerns Regarding Online Education, Leah E. Wickersham & Julie McElhany. PART II: LEADING COURSE AND PROGRAM DESIGN. Expert Instructional Designer Voices: Leadership Competencies Critical to Global Practice and Quality Online Learning Designs, Marcia L. Ashbaugh. Three Levels of Planned E-learning Interactions: A Framework for Grounding Research and The Design of E-learning Programs, Atsusi “2c” Hirumi. Key Interactions for Online Programs Between Faculty, Students, Technologies, and Educational Institutions: A Holistic Framework, Jomon A. Paul & Justin D. Cochran. Universal Course Shell Template Design and Implementation to Enhance Student Outcomes in Online Coursework, Arthur J. Borgemenke. Knowledge Building in an Online Cohort, Mary E. Engstrom, Susan A. Santo & Rosanne M. Yost. Converting a Conventional University to a Dual Mode Institution: The Case of the University of Botswana, Ontiretse S. Tau. PART III: LEADING THE DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT OF ONLINE STUDENTS. Supporting the Distant Student: The Effect of ARCS-Based Strategies on Confidence and Performance, Jason B. Huett, Leslie Moller, Jon Young, Marty Bray & Kimberly C. Huett. Online Instruction: Student Satisfaction, Kudos, and Pet Peeves, C. Eugene Walker & Erika Kell. Assistive Technology: Enhancing the Life Skills of Students with Learning Disabilities, Aries Cobb. Supervision on Site: A Critical Factor in the Online Facilitated Internship, Kaye B. Dotson &.Hui Bian. PART IV: LEADING THE DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT OF ONLINE FACULTY AND STAFF. Effects of Staff Training and Development on Professional Abilities of University Teachers in Distance Learning Systems, Shahinshah Babar Khan & Saeed-ul-Hasan Chishti. Maximizing HR Professionals' Leadership Role in E-Learning for Organizational Effectiveness, Jane Waweru. Off-Site Faculty Perspectives on Online Experiences, Barbara L Stewart, Carole Goodson & Susan L. Miertschin. Pragmatic Methods to Reduce Dishonesty in Web-Based Courses, Newell Chiesl. Assessing Online Faculty, Anthony A. Piña & Larry Bohn. How University Faculty Members Develop Their Online Teaching Skills, Steven W. Schmidt, Elizabeth Hodge & Christina Tschida. PART V: LEGAL AND ACCREDITATION ISSUES. Accreditation, Benchmarks, and Guidelines In Distance Education, Soonhwa Seok. Who Owns Online Course Intellectual Property, Douglas A. Kranch. Intellectual Property and Online Courses Policies at Major Research Universities, Kathryn Ann Loggie, Ann E. Barron, Elizabeth Gulitz, Tina N. Hohlfield, Jeffrey D. Kromrey & Phyllis Sweeney. The Legal Environment of Accessible Post-secondary Online Learning, Kevin L. Crow.