Distance Learning

Volume 11 #4

Edited by:
Michael Simonson, Nova Southeastern University

A volume in the series: Distance Learning Journal. Editor(s): Michael Simonson, Nova Southeastern University.

Published 2014

Distance Learning is for leaders, practitioners, and decision makers in the fields of distance learning, e'learning, telecommunications, and related areas. It is a professional journal with applicable information for those involved with providing instruction to all kinds of learners, of all ages, using telecommunications technologies of all types. Stories are written by practitioners for practitioners with the intent of providing usable information and ideas. Articles are accepted from authors--new and experienced--with interesting and important information about the effective practice of distance teaching and learning.

Distance Learning is published quarterly. Each issue includes eight to ten articles and three to four columns, including the highly regarded "And Finally..." column covering recent important issues in the field and written by Distance Learning editor, Michael Simonson. Articles are written by practitioners from various countries and locations, nationally and internationally.

Distance Learning is an official publication of the United States Distance Learning Association, and is co-sponsored by the Fischler School of Education at Nova Southeastern University and Information Age Publishing.

SPECIAL ISSUE Introduction To The Special Issue, Natalie Milman and Ryan Watkins. “ENDS AND MEANS” COLUMNS: Examining Global And Glocal Awareness, Knowledge, And Competency. Working In Groups Online: Tips For Success. The Flipped Classroom Strategy: What Is It And How Can It Best Be Used? Is Online Learning For All Learners? Crafting The “right” Online Discussion Questions Using The Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy As A Framework. Differentiating Instruction In Online Environments. Scaffolding Student Facilitation Of Online Discussions. Strategies For Participating In Online Conferences And Discussions. If E-learning Is The Solution, What Is The Problem? Developing A Digital Portfolio. Is Google Making Us Dumber? Where Are We Going And Why? Twenty Essential Questions For Deciding If Your Organization Is Ready For E-learning. The Mid-term Tune-up: Getting Student Feedback Before It Is Too Late. Turning Common Conversations Into Consulting Contracts. Comprehensive Assessments. Developing E-learning Activities. Building Skills For E-learning Success. Defining Success. Performance And Performing. And Finally... Questions Asked And Answered —by Michael Simonson.