[USED BOOKS] Going the Distance—A Handbook for Adjunct & Part-Time Faculty Who Teach Online

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“This is a good starter kit for those new to teaching online. It can also be a good review for those experienced in the online environment but need a refresher or are attempting to solve a problem. Covered are important topical areas such as assessment, technology, guests, and virtual field trips. In addition, course development processes and issues are discussed. Of course, all of this is generalized knowledge that can be adapted to meet the reader’s individual institution’s policies and procedures.”—Amazon.com review

by Evelyn Beck and Donald Greive, Ed.D.
The Part-Time Press, 2008, Revised 1st Edition
96 pages. Paperback.

Excellent condition with clean crisp pages. Cosmetic cover damage. Essentially a new book. Ships directly from Part-Time Press.

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To download the Table of Contents in PDF format, click here.
To download a sample chapter (Chapter 5) in PDF format, click here.

Whether you’re just thinking about teaching online, a first-time online course facilitator, or you are an experienced distance educator, Going the Distance: A Handbook for Part-Time & Adjunct Faculty Who Teach Online will help you sharpen your online teaching skills, develop and deliver more richly-structured distance education courses.

The revised edition contains updated and expanded sections on blogging, distance education blogs, technology, distance learning conferences, awards & fellowships, and course development.

This book was authored by Evelyn Beck, an educator who has been developing and teaching distance education courses for over a decade. Going the Distance co-author, Dr. Donald Greive, is the writer of the much-used and trusted Handbook series A Handbook for Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty and Teachers of Adults, as well as Handbook II: Advanced Teaching Strategies, which together have sold almost 300,000 copies.

From technological preparation to course design to planning and virtual classroom techniques, this book offers model materials, practical suggestions and successful strategies. Going the Distance: A Handbook for Part-Time & Adjunct Faculty Who Teach Online provides adjuncts who teach in distance education programs with the contents of a first-rate teaching workshop for a fraction of the price.

Readers say….

“This is a good starter kit for those new to teaching online. It can also be a good review for those experienced in the online environment but need a refresher or are attempting to solve a problem. Covered are important topical areas such as assessment, technology, guests, and virtual field trips. In addition, course development processes and issues are discussed. Of course, all of this is generalized knowledge that can be adapted to meet the reader’s individual institution’s policies and procedures.”—Amazon.com review

The Part-Time Press was founded in 2000 and is proud to publish some of the nation’s bestselling professional development books for college faculty. Our professional development books are used in faculty development, mentoring and training programs at over 2,500 U.S. colleges and universities, as well as at colleges and universities in Canada the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries.

Part-Time Press books are also available in translation and distributed, marked and sold world-wide to French-, Spanish- and Portuguese-reading college faculty.

Among our areas of expertise and interest are higher education research, and professional development. There are resources and research books for faculty who teach courses in the humanities, sciences and business, as well as books for distance educators and those interested in flipped and blended learning platforms.

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