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If you are brand new to teaching either in the classroom or online this book provides foundational information If you have experience teaching, it is less helpful.Very quick read. [[ READ DOWNLOAD ]] ⇯ Essentials of Online Course Design: A Standards-Based Guide ⇭ In spite of the proliferation of online learning in higher education, creating online courses can still evoke a good deal of frustration, negativity, and wariness in those who need to create themEssentials of Online Course Design takes a fresh, thoughtfully designed, step by step approach to online course development At its core is a set of standards that are based on best practices in the field of online learning and teaching Pedagogical, organizational and visual design principles are presented and modeled throughout the book and users will quickly learn from the guide s hands on approach The course design process begins with the elements of a classroom syllabus which, after a series of guided steps, easily evolve into an online course outlineThe guide s key features include a practical approach informed by theory clean interior design that offers straightforward guidance from page one clear and jargon free language examples, screen shots, and illustrations to clarify and support the text a Companion Website with examples, adaptable templates, interactive learning features, and online resources a checklist of online course design standards that readers can use to self evaluateEssentials of Online Course Design serves as a best practice model for designing online courses After reading this book, readers will find that preparing for online teaching is, contrary to popular belief, a satisfying and engaging experience The core issue is simply good design pedagogical, organizational, and visual The information was clear, concise, and useful The writing style was a bit self satisfied, however it was overall an excellent introduction to online teaching for a beginner like myself. Extremely actionable This book is like a user checklist on developing an online course Highly recommended totally practical tidbits like technical details one might forget. By the way, we need you to teach an online section of your course next semester Are you a faculty member who s just heard this, has never taught online, and begun panicking about what this means for you Then I absolutely recommend you pick this book up It s a no nonsense, no fluff manual designed to help you hit the ground running It s concise, full of checklists, and easy to flip open and dip into at any point.If you re an instructional designer, you should already know most of this stuff, By the way, we need you to teach an online section of your course next semester Are you a faculty member who s just heard this, has never taught online, and begun panicking about what this means for you Then I absolutely recommend you pick this book up It s a no nonsense, no fluff manual designed to help you hit the ground running It s concise, full of checklists, and easy to flip open and dip into at any point.If you re an instructional designer, you should already know most of this stuff, though you d probably find the checklists handy It would also serve as a good example of content organization if you re designing training for faculty teaching online.One star off for mentioning the debunked notion of learning styles one too many times