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Bonk, Curtis Jay
Empowering online learning : 100+ activities for reading, reflecting, displaying, and doing / Curtis J. Bonk, Ke Zhang
1st ed
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1028.5 .B597 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Computer-assisted instruction
Internet in higher education
Physical Description xv, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-293) and index
Contents The R2D2 Model: read, reflect, display, and do -- Phase 1 of the R2D2 model: verbal and auditory learners -- Activities for phase 1: verbal and auditory learners -- Phase 2 of the R2D2 model: reflective and observational learners -- Activities for phase 2: reflective and observational learners -- Phase 3 of the R2D2 model: visual learners -- Activities for phase 3: visual learners -- Phase 4 of the R2D2 model: hands-on learners -- Activities for phase 4: hands-on learners -- Integrating R2D2: final reflections on the web of learning
Summary This book introduces a practical model for creating educational experiences using the latest technology: Read, Reflect, Display, and Do (R2D2). Tailored to meet a variety of learning styles, backgrounds, and skill levels, the R2D2 framework is designed to help instructors of online or blended-learning courses deliver learner-centered instruction. The book offers more than 100 activities that instructors can use with students in higher education courses and in corporate, government, K-12, and other training and educational settings. Some activities, such as Web exploration and podcasts, target verbal and auditory learners. Thinking and reflective activities involve tools such as online blogs. Activities for visual learners include virtual tours, animations, and maps. Hands-on activities, including simulations and real-time cases, are designed to serve kinesthetic learners. An extensive resource section offers links to web sites. The book can be used in educational technology courses at the undergraduate, masters' and doctoral level. It can also be used in professional development workshops for instructors and administrators
Alternate Author Zhang, Ke, 1973-

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