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Learning online : a guide to success in the virtual classroom
Posted on 18 April 2013 by Shahril Effendi Bin Ibrahim (Senior Librarian)
Authorship Details
Lynch, Maggie McVay
Publication Details
Language: 
English
Resource Type: 
Book
Publication Date: 
2004
Publisher: 
Routledge
ISBN / ISSN: 
0415700000
Call No: 
LB1028.5 Lyn
  • Book Review

    Whether taking classes in school, college or university, or in a corporate training setting, it is likely that learners will be expected to do at least part of their studies via the computer. This book provides realistic guidelines to ensure their success in the virtual learning environment.

    From detailing tools such as WebCT and Blackboard, to overcoming personal barriers to success in distance learning, this handy text deals with issues that readers of any age, stage or situation are likely to encounter by:

    * demystifying terms and concepts common to online learning
    * addressing issues of online ethics such as netiquette, plagiarism and software piracy
    * offering practical advice on interacting effectively online, submitting assignments and doing research
    * furnishing numerous links to Web pages and other resources for further study and research.

    The author offers serious and humorous anecdotes to help readers avoid the pitfalls and capitalize on opportunities that will help them become a successful online student.

    Current and prospective online learners will greatly benefit from this practical book filled with clear, detailed assistance for learning online.

    [Summary from Syndetic Solutions]

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